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A national dialog is "chit chat" to Chris Finlayson

The Editor,  The Dominion Post,  Wellington

18 December, 2014

Dear Editor:

Commentators and cartoonists have been observing the carelessness and arrogance the Prime Minister and others in the National government have been showing since their triumphant election.   168 more words

Politics

Goff fibbed again?

In trying to diminish his responsibility for leaking the Gwyn SIS report Phil Goff has highlighted a discrepancy between his and Andrew Little’s claims.

Goff fibbed to Radio New Zealand about not lying or he has put his leader Andrew Little in an embarrassing position – actually this is awkward for Little regardless. 480 more words

Politics

Goff, leaks, lies and sincerity

(Further to Goff apologises, media warned over leak)

Last month details of the Gwyn/SIS report were leaked to media the day before it could legally be publicised. 518 more words

Politics

(Repost) When is a nasty attack not a nasty attack?

Originally posted at On The Left.

John Key was on Breakfast on One this morning talking about the political year past and the challenges facing him in 2015. 439 more words

Election 2014

When is a nasty attack not a nasty attack?

John Key was on Breakfast on One this morning talking about the political year past and the challenges facing him in 2015. And it was a fascinating display of how someone can say utterly contradictory things with a straight face. 421 more words

John Key

The 'Dirty Politics' dead horse versus a positive future

The “Dirty Politics” campaign initiated by Nicky Hager’s book dominated a big chunk of the election campaign but it backfired, probably helping John Key and National win as close to one party power that we’ve seen under MMP. 945 more words

Politics

Surplus and Deficit

New Zealand looks likely to miss its deficit target. With it goes the block of cheese tax cut of 2017 and, if causality worked differently, most of the words John Key said during the leaders’ debates in the election. 609 more words

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