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I’m too sexy to be a man

Filed under: General — Downunder @ 3:39 pm Fri 4th July 2014

Yes, today, New Zealand Labour Party leader David Cunliffe, apologised for being a man.

“I don’t often say it – I’m sorry for being a man,” Cunliffe said, “because family and sexual violence is overwhelmingly perpetrated by men.”

I apologise for being a man

NZ Labour Party Leader David Cunliffe – I apologise for being a man

In pursuit of the ultimate prize of ‘Grand White Knight of the World’, David (I want to be Prime Minister of New Zealand) took it upon himself, on behalf of all men out there, to apologise for being a man.

We understand the White Knight Theory; that shame should fall upon all men, because every single woman in the world is not protected from the ravages of the rogue male.

Well, reality is Mr Wishful Knight, that the world isn’t perfect and you don’t get to have the privilege of blaming every other man in the world for that – we will not be collectively shamed by you for the political purposes of New Zealand feminists.

Speaking to a room of mostly women in Auckland today, Cunliffe spoke of the “bullshit, deep-seated sexism” still prevalent in New Zealand.

“It needs to stop,” he said.

Being representative of the feminist ideology David was true to form labelling the New Zealand male ‘your typical misogynist pig’.

Every European, Maori, Polynesian, Chinese, every Christian, Catholic, every Jew and every Muslim, every black man and every white man, David apologises on behalf of you all for not being perfect.

Don’t take it too seriously – it’s really because his party is at 28% in the polls and dropping, and as Deputy Leader Grant Robertson said recently;

This is David’s chance to be Prime Minister.

OMG – Yeah right – Oh, how embarrassing.

Update Saturday 5th July:

Looking at the comments from David Cunliffe in news articles commented on in the post, I am sorry for being a man it looks as if Cunliffe views women as superior and himself alongside them, but he talks about ‘New Zealand men’ in language like they are a stain on our society, some sort of sub-species to feminists.

He’s sounding like an unhinged misandrous-megalomaniac.


  1. OMG, how embarrassing indeed.
    Bigoted against males too.
    A cursory look at research, let alone actually talking to child welfare staff (gasp!) would have told him the VAST majority of family violence is committed by WOMEN AGAINST CHILDREN.
    I don’t usually write with Caps Lock, but this time I think it’s appropriate for the myopic left.
    That’s the best Labor can do for a leader – Pathetic.

    Comment by Stephen Gee — Fri 4th July 2014 @ 5:28 pm


    Comment by Steve Taylor — Fri 4th July 2014 @ 7:13 pm

  3. I think last time we got his low was when Commissioner for Children, Rodger McClay wanted to declare Father’s Day, New Zealand’s ‘National Day of Shame’.

    … and he was once a Labour MP too.

    Comment by Downunder — Fri 4th July 2014 @ 7:41 pm


    Comment by ashish — Fri 4th July 2014 @ 9:08 pm

  5. Meanwhile Cunliffe’s 1980s style, stale, suck-up to women and white knight voters diatribe is being elegantly outflanked by……..wait for it………….

    ……. a woman!


    Comment by Stephen Gee — Fri 4th July 2014 @ 11:20 pm

  6. I am a victim of false allegations of so called domestic violence,have worked hard all my life, lost every thing I owned through a business deal gone wrong] got on my feet again,built up assets Was comfortable Had what I thought was an honest caring partner, the difference between us was that one has been able to live on handouts from the Gov’t for most of their life,the other working long hours ,scrimping and saving trying to provide a better future for my family in contrast to my own up bringing,Im PROUD to be a KIWI MALE,as with any male the world over,; This Stupid outburst by a narrow minded politician sets, a precedent for the destabilisation what was called the family unit in NZ The more families that are split up ,The more impoverished the separated parties become,the more agitated individuals behave ,The counselers ,shrinks,social workers lawyers/law enforcement see it as a non ending gravey train,;Implanting idealogy through facts and figures /manipulated statistics[propaganda] media releases and non stop exposure to the public of so called perpetrated crimes by males in general when in fact a large proportion of d-violence is instigated by females through taunting of kids and partners!

    Comment by Jefhrm — Sat 5th July 2014 @ 12:44 am

  7. Jefhrm,
    Yes, you’ve just describes the vicious cycle of family destruction very well.

    Comment by Stephen Gee — Sat 5th July 2014 @ 12:59 am

  8. Feminists use shame as a powerful distractor and manipulate the agenda away from protecting children.
    Most men are easily shamed by:
    All Men Are Rapists
    All Men are Murderers
    Keep changing the agenda back to the important topics.

    Comment by MurrayBacon — Sat 5th July 2014 @ 9:26 am

  9. Shame is a very powerful emotion.

    If you have read about the psycology of inter-generational slavery of Afro-American slaves in the 19th century you would be aware of how much that emotion is used as a basis for control.

    But it is also a justification.

    If you look at the stoning of women for adultery – still carried out in some countries even today – being the source of shame manifests a violent response.

    Feminists use the same weapon more subtly. Shame men and it justifies any attack from women, wether it is domestic violence, financial pillage, use of false allegations, political entitlement, the list goes on.

    They may not be physically violent, but they are socially violent and can be equally physically distructive and result in death through suicide.

    Shame is also the basis of the pitch that Cunliffe made to this room of women. It was no accident – it was a carefully scripted and staged performance – Cunliffe had obviously been coached to act out the acceptance of humiliation and portray accepting the shame of men for allowing injury to these women, who were his audience.

    We joke to some extent about ‘name and shame’ which is not necessarily a bad thing, but to understand shame to the extent that feminists use shame as a social weapon in modern society, then reading up on the pyscology of slave training in the Southern states of America is a good place to start.

    Cunliffe would be the closest thing I’ve seen to what I would call ‘bound by the emotional servitude of feminists’.

    That, you wouldn’t want as the leader of an opposition, let alone as a prime minister.

    Comment by Downunder — Sat 5th July 2014 @ 10:09 am

  10. @Steve Taylor

    You spotted that gap pretty quick.

    If you can’t have an effective opposition at least a coalition party to hold the tiger by the tail is a good option.

    You guys probably couldn’t believe your luck – what a 4th of July present from Cunliffe – he was offering 60 mil as a sweatner and probably gave away 60,000 votes in the process and you can bet that swayed quite a few undecided voters towards the Conservatives.

    Talk about ‘Good Friday’ for Labour – crucified by Cunliffe – but I don’t see them rising again on the third day.

    Comment by Downunder — Sat 5th July 2014 @ 10:44 am

  11. Dear Dave

    Whatever the reason was, after that comment the job of PM will never be yours. And I suspect whats left of your competitors within your own party will call each other at about 9:30pm on 20th September 2014 and you will be gone by Monday.

    Either that or you will make the ‘I’m moving on’ speech soon after you make a congratulation phone call to John Key.

    Your speech could start off like this”¦

    Due to the 70% of voters not approving my appointment as PM and the ongoing unrest within my own party I have decided to leave politics and take up a cushy high paying overseas government job that as you will all be aware I had dibs on in the weeks and months coming up to the election. I would like to thank the minority of extreme feminists and misguided individuals who have given me support for being ashamed to be a man. And thank you to all of NZ for paying me so far.

    Due to the latest of the hour and my weak ability to say the right thing, I will not be taking questions. Good night.

    Comment by Lukenz — Sat 5th July 2014 @ 10:51 am

  12. Shame is a dangerous, double edged sword. Our feminists may have apparently made huge propaganda gains and from that large Government funding takes. However, the frauds on which it is based are slowly seeping out into the public awareness. (eg Dr. Felicity Goodyear-Smith’s book about the DV Industry, more true today than it was when it was written.)

    The impact of that wrongly placed shame (All Men Are Rapists) may be fairly silent, but where it hits our boys, our families, our selves, like any wound – there is real damage. These fraudulent feminists are more like thieves and vandals, they are doing a large amount of abusive damage themselves. (They have morphed themselves into vicious abusers.) We have to see the needle and the damage done and protect ourselves much more effectively.

    I am happy for Mr. Cunnliffe to sacrifice himself towards this goal. (I do feel sorry for the people in the Labour Party, who chose him as leader.)

    Comment by MurrayBacon — Sat 5th July 2014 @ 10:59 am

  13. @Lukenz

    I really don’t think Cunliffe appreciates the level of damage he just caused.

    He’s busy telling media this morning that he will be leading a Labour Governement, supported by Greens and New Zealand First.

    We know he can’t think for himself, but it looks like he can’t count either.

    Comment by Downunder — Sat 5th July 2014 @ 11:21 am

  14. #12 – (I do feel sorry for the people in the Labour Party, who chose him as leader.)

    I don’t feel sorry for them.
    They made their choice, now they must live with it.

    Comment by Stephen Gee — Sat 5th July 2014 @ 11:53 am

  15. Cunliffe is sounding like an unhinged misandrous-megalomaniac!

    Post updated.

    Comment by Downunder — Sat 5th July 2014 @ 2:41 pm

  16. Well, there is plenty of room for friend Cunliffe in the mental hospitals or prisons. Don’t think there is any room in Parliament for him?

    Comment by MurrayBacon — Sat 5th July 2014 @ 3:12 pm

  17. I like this guy’s take – He apologises for Cunliffe being a man.

    Toy Soldiers.

    Comment by Downunder — Sun 6th July 2014 @ 4:38 pm

  18. This is what you call an intelligent feminist – and believe me, Mo is a dedicated feminist.

    I get what David Cunliffe was trying to express but apologising for being a man implies that it’s part and parcel of being male to abuse.

    Moata Tamaira”

    Comment by Downunder — Sun 6th July 2014 @ 4:52 pm

  19. Cunliffe doesn’t apologise for what he says and his deputy David Parker supports the apology ‘for being a man’.

    … and I hear people saying that Cunliffe and Parker are intelligent men.

    Comment by Downunder — Sun 6th July 2014 @ 5:08 pm

  20. I am sure those reports are unconfirmed …

    Comment by Wayne Burrows — Mon 7th July 2014 @ 4:56 pm

  21. We are sorry, we are so fuckin’ sorry… have a few tissues handy
    SORRY FOR BEING A MAN by David Cunliffe

    Comment by MurrayBacon — Tue 8th July 2014 @ 3:50 pm

  22. I am sorry David Cunliffe is a man too…

    Comment by Sarah Haras — Tue 8th July 2014 @ 7:13 pm

  23. DV is a political football. Also a cash cow for white Fibbons

    Comment by Kumar — Wed 9th July 2014 @ 9:57 am

  24. I would have been even more disappointed in New Zealand if Labour had gone up in the polls after Cunliffe’s unmanly apology …

    … and I would like to think it was a major factor in the Labour party’s latest 4% drop.

    Comment by Downunder — Thu 17th July 2014 @ 2:03 pm

  25. I wouldn’t be surprised if Cunliffe is actually a 5th columnist as that other applicant for the top job in Labour turned out to be. Soon after failing to get the top job he got offered another job by his opposition party – smells like fish..

    These politicians all scratch each others back it seems.

    Best to vote out all the incumbant parties and vote for the newest one – Internet/Mana, at least Hone Harawira recognises that females are vindictive and greedy and make false complaints all the time, in order to get the house and kids and possessions.

    ‘Protection’ Orders are the worst form of child abuse in the world. Only those who do not love their kids would not agree.

    Comment by sane in an insane world — Thu 17th July 2014 @ 2:34 pm

  26. Meet The Man Who Apologized After Being Falsely Accused Of Rape

    The picture in the article is a warning about evolutionary pressures at present, worth a look if you are in a good mood.

    Comment by MurrayBacon — Sun 20th July 2014 @ 8:13 pm

  27. A Real Man’s apology, courtesy of Sergeant First Class Terrence Popp. Sorry in advance. Rules of the Game (Special thanks, love and kisses for Frankie.)

    Comment by MurrayBacon — Sun 20th July 2014 @ 8:37 pm

  28. #29 MurrayBacon
    Thank you for the link (rules of the game).
    Light hearted views of realism, fantastic.
    I feel refreshed to be frank.

    Comment by The man in Absentia — Sun 20th July 2014 @ 9:44 pm

  29. Dear man in Absentia, all fanks are doo to Our Guide Frankistein.

    Comment by MurrayBacon — Sun 20th July 2014 @ 10:11 pm

  30. Steve Taylor, Conservative Party candidate, may not yet be happy to apologize for being a man but his skin-deep regard for men’s issues is becoming clear first with his support for the male-bashing Glenn Inquiry report, and now his joining of the witch hunt against male sex offenders. Steve Taylor seems to think that when a Court views name publication as causing punishment out of proportion to a male’s offending, Steve knows better and should be allowed to lead a lynch mob against that male. Taylor is happy to try to curry favour with male-hating feminists when he needs their votes. It’s no coincidence that he chooses a male offender against a female for his lynch mob version of justice, rather than any of the female offenders who have been given name suppression during the same period.

    Comment by Man X Norton — Fri 25th July 2014 @ 10:11 am

  31. “rather than any of the female offenders who have been given male suppression during the same period.”

    Do you mean to say “name suppression”?

    Comment by Skeptik — Fri 25th July 2014 @ 11:28 am

  32. Look in you local church.
    Do good men flock there because they think they will be saved?
    Or am I wrong.
    Has Destiny Church got it right.
    Only those who have been psychologically destroyed can hear the message.
    IE Men, broken in our prisons, desperate to cling to the family and children that they love.
    They will give it back to you, well, at a price, 10%

    I don’t believe in God, but the principles of the message, I do.
    Jesus would have stood over him, and let the haters throw stones at him.
    He would comfort him, understand him, and want to heal him.

    These people are the false prophets, that we were warned about.
    You will know the truth when you see it.

    Comment by The man in Absentia — Fri 25th July 2014 @ 11:42 am

  33. Skeptic (#33): Thanks for that. Must have been a Freudian slip! I have arranged to have the error corrected.

    Comment by Man X Norton — Fri 25th July 2014 @ 11:58 am

  34. When Cun Liffe gives us an apology for being a Feminist puppet, man hating, law breaking, fool.
    Then as a working class man, Labour might be something I could vote for.
    Unfortunately Labour will have to destroy itself first.
    We can all help them with our kindness, honesty, and strategic voting.

    Comment by The man in Absentia — Fri 25th July 2014 @ 12:13 pm

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