It wasn't really an attack ad was it?

It was more like a water balloon lobbed from behind the fence. Or a hand inside a jacket pretending to be a gun.

It wasn't very funny and it wasn't very clever. It was supposed to be meta but, if you google what meta is, you'll know it wasn't meta.


So, for an ad that was neither effective nor cruel, it drew a strong response. It upset a lot of people.

Which tells us two things.

Green Party ad attacks Simon Bridges' stance on climate change

First, we're not going to become like the US. In the US, the political ads