Alleged Richard Poole Speech
NOTE: Scoop has received the following courtesy of the
visible hand…..we do not know whether in fact it is a speech
by Rich Poole (we think probably not). Nevertheless it is
Jeremy Punnett (of
This is really important. We
managed to obtain a leaked copy of the speech Richard is
going to being giving to that bastion of intellectual
thought and liberalism: The Northern Club.
I am sure
tickets for this November 23 event are a sell out with
members rushing to hear the future of NZ youth. Holmes will
probably be at an event of such national significance.
you can read the speech early!!!!!!!!
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Gordon Campbell: On Why The Dice Are Loaded Against Women In Public Life
If they enter public life, women can expect a type of intense (and contradictory) scrutiny that is rarely applied to their male counterparts. If they are relatively young and conventionally attractive, such women will tend to be written off as lightweights – yet if they’re older and obviously competent, doubts will then tend to be raised about their “electability” and whether they are “warm” and “likeable” enough to connect with voters. Too conventionally feminine or not conventionally feminine enough? Too cold and too cerebral, or too warm and flighty to be seriously considered for high public office? For women in the public spotlight, the Goldilocks moments (when things are just right) are few and far between. More>>