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Smith, Ashley W., 1948- :[The worm]. MG business - mercantile gazette, 8 December 2003.

Reference Number: DX-023-127

Shows a worm sitting on a throne wearing a crown. Worshippers are prostrated on the ground in front of it and Helen Clark and Don Brash are on their knees making offerings to it. Refers to the use of 'the worm', a device on TV, to show public approval ratings for politicians and how it affected public opinion and voting in the general election. Cartoon used as cover illustration for a story titled 'The contest for political market share'.

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1 image, categorised under Computer graphics, Watercolours and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Rt Hon Helen Elizabeth Clark, Ashley W Smith, Dr Donald Thomas Brash, Hon Simon William English, Hon Peter Francis Dunne, Rodney David Donald, Rt Hon Winston Raymond Peters, Hon Richard William Prebble, MG business - mercantile gazette (periodical), Public opinion polls, Worms and Television and politics.

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Smith, Ashley W., 1948- :[The worm]. MG business - mercantile gazette, 8 December 2003., Reference Number DX-023-127 (1 digitised items)

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