Martin Doyle cartoon Slater Funeral Orations
Cameron Slater's comments re the
recently deceased Judd Hall (26 yo car passenger) take
Schadenfreude to a new depth. But given a certain
viciousness that's part of Kiwi culture, there might even be
a business opportunity in it.
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On National’s Electorate Deals
For all the talk yesterday from Prime Minister John Key about National being transparent about its electorate deals in Epsom and Ohariu, that transparency is entirely front-loaded.
Yes, we know a lot about how Act and United Future are going to get into Parliament, but we know nothing at all about the policy concessions lying in wait in their coalition agreements afterwards.
The rorting of MMP is not so much in the manner by which these sham parties get into Parliament – it is in the secretive way their pet policies are foisted on the electorate once they’re there. More>>