Opposition Labour Party leader Joseph Muscat spoke about cartoons, IVF and the environment with Ariadne Massa on the day he unveiled his party's electoral programme.
Follow his day on the campaign trail on video above.
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Feb 12th, 14:25
I f he went out jogging thousands would try to follow him.
Reply to B. Farrugia
Feb 12th, 14:09
I have bought a home gym and stated to exercise like JM,
and reccommend everyone to do the same
I want to be smart and slim
Feb 11th, 14:22
Why don't you just let the man enjoy his life as he pleases... and for once don't try to ridicule him!!!
I like the fact that altough he has a very busy electoral campaign, he manages to be a family man and do some exercise for his well being as well...
So, yes, Dr. Muscat is the perfect man to admire !!!
Good Luck Joseph, you will certainly have my vote...
Reply to R. Stivala
Feb 11th, 09:26
God bless you Dr Muscat.Thank you TOM for such a lovely clip.
Reply to A. Xuereb
Feb 10th, 19:43
@ m.borg (slm)
I commented because I’m a grown up man and don’t like people taking me for a ride !
Let’s put it this way, Joseph is not a good advert for the gym he says he has been frequenting daily.
Reply to Joe Sammut
Feb 10th, 19:10
Oh what we do for the cameras........LOLOL!!!!!! Do you really think, with his hectic lifestyle that he has chance to go to the gym??? Hell no!!!!!!
Reply to S.M. Cuschieri
Feb 11th, 17:51
Many do! An hour at the gym or practising a particular sport helps you to unwind and clear your mind. That's why we should encourage more people to practise sports. It's a matter of self-discipline and time management. There is no magical wand involved. Many use your excuse and just look at the amount of obese people around due to this mentality.
Feb 10th, 18:44
A very nice video. A real person to look up to, honest
Down to earth and a family man. I would be honoured
To have joseph Muscat as a Prime Minister!
Reply to J Cauchi
m. borg (slm)
Feb 10th, 17:05
Unbelievable the remarks of certain apologists for gonzipn so childish and infantile..
Why don't you lot grow up?
Gonzi spending 24 hours at the negotiating table my foot. He knew the sum before leaving Malta he simply went to make present and vote as he was ordered to.
Reply to m. borg (slm)
Feb 12th, 14:23
All negotiation and technical work done by the technical team,
PMs only go for appearances and photos, informal discussion and a break.
Feb 10th, 16:24
Lanqas ghal elf euro zieda fil-gimgha ma irrid inkun fiz-zarbuna ta' gonzi jew muscat. Jekk tmur tajjeb l-istess bhal kristu jilqawk bil-palm u jekk mhur hazin isalbuk. Allura ahjar ma jafek hadd u tghix fil-kwiet
Reply to twanny borg
Feb 10th, 17:20
Nahseb inti xtaqt tghid illi ma tridx tkun fiz-zarbun ta Gonzi wara id-dizastru li ser ihalli fuq dan il-pajjiz, filwaqt li ma tridx tkun fiz-zarbun ta Muscat ghaliex ta qablu halla skoss problemi u min jaf x'bicca ugiegh ta ras ghandu sabiex isolvihom! X tahseb Sur Twanny Borg?
Feb 10th, 19:11
Ma nahsibx bhalek carmel vella bil-flus record ta' aktar minn biljun euro li gab ghal malta gonzi. X'differenza meta muscat iggieled biex malta ma tidholx fl-eu fejn kieku ma hadna xejn. Gonzi zamm il-pajjiz fis-sod u gab ix-xoghol fi zmienijiet ta' krizi li d-dinja qatt ma rat bhala.
Feb 10th, 15:53
Is there anything wrong by doing Physical Training? Better than someone who is corrupted.
Reply to j camilleri
Feb 10th, 12:25
He needs to double that workout.
He’s got love handles, and a double chin in the making.
Feb 10th, 13:19
Come on! I dont agree with JM politically because he kept MLP's old people around him. But his openness in showing he is exercising is 10/10 and giving an example to everybody! You shouldn't criticise an effort ever!
Feb 10th, 16:32
@T Mifsud I fully agree with you, he is trying.
Feb 10th, 19:35
Mine was a subtle comment.
I don’t believe that he normally goes daily for a one hour's workout, the devil is in the detail.
Feb 10th, 12:11
Joseph Muscat is a Milan fan.
He is training in a Cagliari FC top.
Coincidentally today Cagliari play against Milan.
That's bad omen!
Reply to R. Agius
Feb 10th, 12:03
A very nice video....thanks ToM
Reply to Adrian Camilleri
Feb 10th, 11:53
Meantime, back in the real world, and while Joseph Muscat mucks around playing politician and releasing inane videos about himself, Lawrence Gonzi tenaciously fought Malta's corner for 25 consecutive hours at the EU budget negotiating table and with overwhelming success, doubling Malta's anticipated share of funds despite the cutback in the EU budget. Dawk par idejn sodi, Joseph.
Reply to Michael Vella
Feb 10th, 12:52
it's only about choosing between a leader who is intent on 'personal' image (ego) building......and another who is dedicating almost all his life for the good of ALL us Maltese......like this week when while Dr. Gonzi was around the negotiating table for hours on end managing to obtain for us all €1.12 billion on the other hand Dr. Muscat was having a good time seeing the Carnival floats...!
Feb 10th, 12:57
Par idejn sodi meta jallokawlek EUR1.3B...U TUTILIZZHOM KOLLHA!!! mhux 30% minnhom.
Dwar il-pipline tal-gass, li jiswa E700m (u li stajna gibnieh b'xejn), jekk nuzaw l- EUR63m allokati, min fejn gej il-kumplament?
Mr Stephen Borg
Feb 10th, 13:00
All Lawrence Gonzi fought for in the last five years was to excuse his ministers from one gaffe or another and as regards what we got from the EU, we got our share like others did and that's all and there is no one to thank for that. When are we going to stop this servile attitude.
Feb 10th, 13:06
Cheap words. That was the PM's Job. So your comment makes no sense at all. If Muscat was a PM he would have been doing the same.
Feb 10th, 13:17
qabbiztli demgha.....qisu ghamlilna xi pjacir....mhux xoghlu jew? jew inti meta taghmel xoghlok tippretendi gieh ir repubblika??
Feb 10th, 15:06
What a very silly comment ! As if Joseph Muscat would have been allowed to go and do this ! Wait and see what he will do once PM.
Feb 10th, 15:35
Yes, Andre Bugeja, that is precisely it. Joseph Muscat is inept, lacks credibility and, like his predecessor Alfred Sant, if entrusted with the reins of government will destroy in a few short months all that Lawrence Gonzi and the PN built up over the years.
Feb 10th, 16:03
@ Adrian Camilleri . Issa ghatuh lil Austin Gatt gieh ir-republika...
Feb 10th, 16:08
@Anthony Borg.....ma fhimtnix inti u forsi bir-ragun ghax jien lil Michael Vella kont qieghed nirrispondi ghax kien ghoddu qabbizli demgha u jghidilna li Gonzi kien qieghed brussell u ghamel xi jumejn bla rqad.....uzgur li ma jorqodx, b Austin Gatt u l emails imma!! :)))
Feb 10th, 16:27
Prosit michael naqbel mieghek.
Feb 10th, 17:02
Get a life Michael
Feb 10th, 17:30
Joseph Muscat is inept, lacks credibility and, like his predecessor Alfred Sant, if entrusted with the reins of government will destroy in a few short months all that Lawrence Gonzi and the PN built up over the years.
Michael Vella, you must be referring to the 5 billion euros debt!
Feb 10th, 18:46
I think we should thank our professional in Brussels first and foremost: these work for all of us and not for half of us.
Feb 10th, 19:00
@ Michael Vella;
Minn fommok l'Alla! Muscat can start 'destroying' the mountain of debt GonziPN has managed to build in 8 years. Muscat can also 'destroy' an other monument beaqueathed to us by GonziPN :the 85,000 strong new poor amongst us. A veritable disgrace!
Feb 10th, 19:55
David Farrugia , jekk se nsibu €600,000,000ma nsibux daqs nofshom, jew kwart minnhom?
@Peter Simpson and the 1,000 question how? By reducing 100 euro per year from my energy bill because I am careful and reducing 3,000 euro per year to the person who owns a fully airconditioned villa with heated pool. Dan il partit tal-haddiema. Lil kieku vera irid jghin lil fqir izid il-kont lil min jahli u lil min hu bhali li noqodu attenti irahsilna il-kont.
Feb 10th, 11:46
Not as easy as it looks. They have a long day.
Reply to Shawn Grixti
Feb 10th, 11:37
I like him when he speaks in English, the only thing he does better than Gonzi.
Reply to Karl Consiglio
Feb 10th, 12:54
Yep, Gonzi is great in increasing his own wages, defending cabinet members and lots of other things too
Feb 10th, 22:41
You can draw your final conclusions after he has fulfilled the role of PM.
Feb 11th, 10:28
there is a reason why JM speaks English and LG doesn't.
Its the same reasoning behind as the blue ties, the change of flags, the change in name from Labour party to 'movement', the above videos and general change in image to appeal to a class of people that Labour was never associated with.
Having said that, he is pulling it off pretty well.
The issue is that it is probably only aesthetic
Feb 11th, 11:32
@Andrew: or perhaps that there is actually a great amount of substance
Feb 10th, 11:12
Ma tantx jidher imur il-gym ta' spiss
Reply to James Dimech
Feb 10th, 11:06
Thanks Times of Malta for showing us a day in the life of a very nice family.
Reply to Victor Borg
Feb 10th, 10:39
something must be wrong with his trainer or his diet - aint working!
Reply to ian ciappara
That must be a bit insulting dont you think? I think he portrayed a normal person embarking on excercise which the Maltese direly are in need!
Feb 10th, 13:50
Why don't you contact him and provide him with some professional tips from your side?
Feb 10th, 16:35
u dan mhux biex jidher li qed jghamle it-training fil-video, lanqas li ma jidhierx kemm kxien min meta kien gurnalist mas super 1 jigdeb u jivvinta kontra l-EU biex jagevoli lil his master Alfred Sant, li Alla habbna ghamel 22 xhar biss jeqred il-malta
Feb 10th, 19:34
The more people like you speak this way, the more I'm convinced not to vote PN again.
Feb 10th, 21:10
@ C. Bartoli,
Bil-kummenti dispreġġattivi tiegħek, minn jaf kemm ġbidt voti lejn il-partit tiegħek. Minn naħa l-oħra, jiddispjaċini ħafna għalik narak tirraġuna b'dan il-mod meskin, infantili, ċiniku, morbid u fqir. Hemm bżonn aktar ħidma, ħalli nedukaw nies bħalek.
Feb 10th, 22:37
Mr. Ciappara and Mr. Bartoli: I must presume you both have breathtaking sculptured figures then or are you the typical grumpy mouse potatoes?
Feb 11th, 11:11
@Joseph Micallef jien tlajt taht mintoff u KMB ma tawniex l-opportunita li nistudja allura bqajt injurant. Uliedu wkoll kienu se jibilawa taht Alfred Sant imma ghal grazzja t'Alla ghamel 22 xhar biss
Feb 11th, 11:15
@Joseph Micallef kumment meskin, infantili, ċiniku, morbid u fqir imma fuq kollox ghedt il-verita u il-verita twegga.
Feb 10th, 10:35
Preparing to be a smart Primeminister!!!
Reply to M. Bezzina
Feb 10th, 13:02
the first thing he needs to do is to ditch the suits he used to wear when he was slimmer and get a couple tailor made for him for goodness sake!
Feb 11th, 10:10
@ c Bartoli....Dear filmstar, I suggest you clip up a photo of yours to judge your six pack, before judging other's physic.
Feb 12th, 10:57
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