Matt McCarten’s appointment as Chief of Staff to David Cunliffe has created quite a stir. Much has been made of his Alliance Party heritage. Pundits and politicians alike are fretting about his ‘far left’ credentials.
Taunts of ‘Loony Left’ are already coming through social media and from the lips of the odd right wing politician, who should know better.
Presumably, by far/loony left they mean the Alliance Party. Yet most of those people have probably never talked to anyone in the Alliance Party, never read our press releases, never visited our website or social media pages. Perhaps they’re afraid of what they might discover? Continue reading