Rob Muldoon shows his genial side in a meeting with comic character Spider-Man and children on the steps of Parliament in May 1978. Muldoon’s populist appeal was based on his championing of ‘the ordinary bloke’ against elites, and he gained a wide and loyal following.
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Barry Gustafson. 'Muldoon, Robert David', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6m1/muldoon-robert-david/page-6 (accessed 19 January 2018)