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World news. Louisiana; Water being pumped away after lives destroyed by giant waves. Tauranga; Mud being slung to preserve a lifestyle threatened by wave of pro-Nat polling..." 14 September, 2005.

Reference Number: DCDL-0000199

There are two scenes. In the first we see a reporter with a hand-held vieo-recorder interviewing three black people, presumably refugees from New Orleans after the Hurricane Katrina disaster. The father is saying cynically that after ten days the water looked so much like oil that President Bush got interested. This refers to his rather slow response to the disaster. In the second scene we see Winston Peters throwing mud, (presumably at an unseen Bob Clarkson). This refers to his falling behind National candidate, Bob Clarkson, in the polls, and slinging an old sexual harrassment accusation at him. The link between the two cartoons is

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1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Bob Clarkson, Garrick Tremain, George Walker Bush, Rt Hon Winston Raymond Peters, Otago Daily Times (Newspaper), New Zealand, New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina, 2005, Oil industries, Libel and slander, New Zealand - Politics and government, Elections, Mud, Disasters, Floods and Television journalists.

Part of:
Tremain, Garrick, 1941-:[Includes all digital cartoons published in the Otago Daily Times from 25 July 2005 onwards plus a selection from December 2004 to July 2005], Reference Number DC-Group-0022 (628 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 200 dpi; RGB (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 1123 x 885. Single art work

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