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Internet Party Candidates announced…

… and what a cool looking bunch!

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Internet Party

left to right: Chris Yong (Party list 2), Miriam Pierard (Party list 3), Laila Harré (Party list 1), Beverley Ballantine (Party list 5), David Currin (Party list 4)

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The Internet Party today released their candidates list. Definitely a cosmopolitan, 21st Century-looking group.

In fact, they kinda remind me of another group of adventurous young people, from the BBC fantasy-sf series, Torchwood;

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Torchwood

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Part of the introductory voice-over narrative of Torchwood could easily be a mission-statement for a modern, 21st Century social democratic, people’s-internet party;

The twenty-first century is when everything changes. And you’ve got to be ready.

What better changes could there be, than the  modernisation of socialism, and the formation  of a newer, sophisticated, more adaptive Left wing?

Everything changes…”

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References

The Daily Blog:  UPDATE – The Internet MANA Party list

Wikipedia: Torchwood

Additional

Scoop media: Internet Party Candidates Online to Reboot Government

Party Lists – Election 2014


 

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Above image acknowledgment: Francis Owen/Lurch Left Memes

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  1. Cheri
    24 February 2014 at 3:26 pm

    They have my vote!

  2. ~xtian
    20 June 2014 at 12:08 am

    Wankers. Nikki Kaye snail mailed me. I threw the envelope in the bin unopened.

  3. Peter Kennedy
    20 June 2014 at 2:46 pm

    Imagine the Labour Party with a line up like this. No, no, no, same old, same old.

  4. Deborah Kean
    20 June 2014 at 3:07 pm

    Paul Henry stole your idea, and showed the Star Trek: TNG cast looking nothing like – but there you are…
    Deb

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