Martin Doyle cartoon Member of the Commas Party
Martin Doyle cartoon Member of the Commas
Considering that the New Zealand
Parliament and New Zealand legislation use Oxford English
(and Oxford Commas) it's bizarre that our Attorney-General
Chris Finlayson is undermining their use. If the departments
for which he has responsibility cease using Oxford commas
then they run the risk of misquoting/misunderstanding the
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Gordon Campbell: On Cunliffe’s Last Stand
Right now, embattled Labour leader David Cunliffe has three options. None of them are particularly attractive for him personally, or for the Labour Party.
In scenario one, Cunliffe could resign immediately and trigger a leadership vote among the caucus, the party membership and unions affiliates. This would be a high risk gambit in that it would pre-empt any review of the Labour election campaign and would be likely to open up new divisions.
While one can safely predict the caucus would vote against Cunliffe, the wider party and union response would be unpredictable, given that Cunliffe (ineptly) ran a centrist neo-Goff/Shearer campaign this year and not the left wing campaign that those who voted him into the leadership were expecting him to pursue. More>>