Mary's comments were so cryptic that I had no idea what she was saying.
There is a sharp dichotomy of opinion on Max's ability to lead the government.
Max has nothing but disdain for people like Mary.
The politician was very upset as she felt that her character had been impugned.
Max has a great amount of malice towards the government.
Mary is one of Max's staunchest supporters.
Max was vilified in all of the newspapers.