Those who can bear watching her bought and paid TV1 and TV3 News will see a constant “hip, hip hooray!” for whatever the Jacinda government does, and critical views are kept to the barest minimum. But unlike dictators such as Stalin, Hitler, Castro, Mao and Pol Pot who didn’t have to contend with them, social and alternative media are problematic for the Jacinda government — which is of course why she has employed an army of trawlers and trolls, including the Stuffers, to attack and as far as they can, if not shut them down, then at least undermine them.

But as Abraham Lincoln said, “You can fool all of the people some of the time and some of the people all of the time — but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time.”

Journalist Cam Slater provides spot-on commentary on the above poll on the BFD here