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Don Brash Resigns, Will Be Gone By Christmas

Brash Resigns, Will Be Gone By Christmas

Scoop Image by Selwyn Manning – Brash's woeful week Scoop News: Former National Party Leader Don Brash has announced he will resign from Parliament, vacating his office when Parliament closes for Christmas/New Year recess. Brash told reporters this afternoon that he had talked to friends, colleagues and family before deciding it was now time for him to leave Parliament.

The National List MP position vacated by Brash will be filled by Wellington-based accountant Katrina Shanks.

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Scoop Audio.KiwiFM Audio: Wammo IVs John Key - The first interview from Don Brash's old office apparently. They talk about being leader, what to do with a problem like Don Brash, dream teams, Hollow books, answering emails, speech writing, centrist governments, Brian Sinclair and his cronies…

FOR SCOOP FULL COVERAGE of Former National Party leader Don Brash's fall from grace, see...

The Hollow Men: A Scoop Compendium Of Post Publication News & Comment - What happened to Frankenstein’s unnamed creature? He escaped his maker, blundered around trying to be accepted by real human beings, lashed out and killed in fury at being rejected, and disappeared into the frozen Arctic wastes, never to be seen again. Don Brash was not a politician, any more than Frankenstein’s creature was a human being. Many of the fascinating exchanges published from Nicky Hager’s book The Hollow Men show how hard his clutch of bumbling Frankensteins tried to turn him into one – and how cross they were when, despite their best efforts, he stuffed up yet again. See... Letter from Elsewhere: Frankenstein’s Creature
MORE:

  • C.D. Sludge - Sludge Report #172: How Hollow The Hollow Men?
  • Alastair Thompson - Dr Don Brash Explains Himself To National Radio, Brash Responds – I Didn't Read The Email Either!, Stephen Joyce Talks Exclusive Brethren On RNZ
  • Russell Brown & Ors. - Public Address 28/11/06 – Maxim-ising The Vote & Public Address 27/11/06 – Hollow Men Impressions
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