[WATCH] Brace yourselves for vindictive PN attacks, Cardona tells Labour conference

Election will be marred by vindictive attacks from PN, Labour deputy leader Chris Cardona warns in Labour general conference

Labour's deputy leader Chris Cardona has urged supporters to remain humble. Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday
Labour's deputy leader Chris Cardona has urged supporters to remain humble. Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday
Cardona warns PL about PN's 'vindictive' strategy

Labour's deputy leader Chris Cardona has warned PL officials and delegates to brace themselves for a surge of "vindictive attacks" from the Nationalist Party in the upcoming election campaign.

Addressing Labour's annual general conference, the economy minister confidently claimed that Prime Minister Joseph Muscat will go down in history for his social and economic successes,,while his counterpart Simon Busuttil will only be remembered for his "lies and ridiculousness".

"The election campaign wont be easy, because the Opposition is dangerous and vindictive and has its back to the wall," he said. "However, it would be a grave mistake for us to get caught up in the PN's negativity as that would mean that we are no longer reflecting the popular optimistic sentiment of people and businesses. 

"The public is more intelligent than those in charge of the PN and indeed it rejected the PNs style of politics four years ago."

He urged Labour supporters to maintain a stance of humility and pledged that the party will continue working in the best interest of people on the lower strata of society.

"Lies tend to get more media attention, but our work goes way beyond headlines and its effects are being felt by many - including those people on the minimum wage, people who no longer find medicines out of stock, and families and businesses who are no longer paying expensive electricity bills."

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