Colin James: Facing an opponent with no fatal flaws

Colin James: Facing an opponent with no fatal flawsHelen Clark, beset by John Key, is watching John Howard to see how (and if) he sees off Kevin Rudd this year. But some places Howard goes, she can't. Howard's latest cocktail of morality and politics is gobsmacking – send in police… [NZ Politics]

Colin James explores the similarities in situations in New Zealand and Australian politics. This is a very good piece from the wise man of Political journalists. He concludes that Key has "no fatal flaws". 


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

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