A reader writes:
I am fascinated at the response of members of the Mana Party to Hone’s approach to Dotcom to form an alliance to get more seats in the house.¬† This is the first absolutely blatant attempt to rort the election system for personal gain we have ever seen.
And delighted at Sue Bradford’s response in rejecting the¬†concept outright.¬† While I don’t agree with Sue Bradford’s policies in trying to right the wrongs of the world, I do respect her integrity and her desire to do the right thing.¬† Sue has integrity and it shines through, even while her ideology distresses some.¬† I can remember a leading ACT MP who sat next to her in the House for some years saying how he had learnt to respect her and to listen to her arguments, even if he disagreed with her solutions.
Do we want¬†the current ¬†attempt to avoid the justice system holding him to account to wreck our political system which in spite of what the cynics say, is actually based on integrity?¬† Most of our politicians are honestly trying to do their best for their constituents and their country.¬† Corruption in its true sense of the word is rare in New Zealand, in spite of the way the opposition parties throw the word around. ¬† Read more »