Act seems to be caught in a needless loop of having to explain themselves after intemperate and unguarded comments about various issues.
Now Jamie Whyte is having to explain why what Alan Gibbs, the godfather of Act, said isn’t policy.
Jamie, my readers will tell you for free that explaining is losing.
ACT leader Jamie Whyte is distancing the party from comments made by high-profile supporter Alan Gibbs on the weekend.
Mr Gibbs, who has no formal role within ACT but is one of its largest donors, said on the weekend that¬†schools, hospitals and roads should all be privatised.
He made the comments at the party’s annual conference on Saturday at Villa Maria, avoiding the use of taxpayer-funded roads by flying in via helicopter.¬† Read more »