Moving the goalposts to rig the bets

Yesterday John Key made it illegal to find out about our power price changes. By changing the way the statistics are gathered on price increases to make it impossible to verify through an OIA, Key has preempted part of the lefts election strategy and the inevitable public outrage at massive power price increases by being able to ignore it and point to new made up stats. 

Today after doing secret backroom deals with SkyCity they have scrapped funding to the Problem Gambling Foundation. We’ve been seeing this pattern for some time now, and the old maxim rings true of lies, damned lies, and statistics. Welcome to a country where the goal posts change daily and too quickly for you to keep up with, so that only one side can play the game and even the commentators don’t have enough time to tell you when someone scores a goal

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