It would seem that your memory is failing you in your twilight years as a media personality. It used to be that you clothed yourself in the lycra tights and cape of a vigilante out to ensure free public television for everyone. Now, instead, I see you’re advocating that it should only be for those who can afford to pay for it.
You suggest that the sky-underclass will just have to wait until 2014 before they can see you on television, which is when your crystal ball is predicting a change of government to one that values public broadcasting.
Considering that you have little faith in Labour’s ability to take public broadcasting seriously, coupled with the fact that you partially blame their previously failed policy for the demise of TVNZ7, I’m intrigued to know how this is all going to mysteriously come together and make things significantly better for the people you used to represent. Continue reading »