John Armstrong: Labour's the loser if Benson-Pope keeps his scalp

John Armstrong: Labour's the loser if Benson-Pope keeps his scalpWhile David Benson-Pope has never really looked like being sacked from the Cabinet following blatant political interference by his office in the staffing of his ministry, it is somewhat surprising that the Prime Minister has not at… [NZ Politics]

John Armstrong comments on the Setchell affair and draws the same conclusions as everyone else bar the appartchiks of the Labour party.

Labour can hardly complain now when national gains power and sacks the top half of every Government departments management staff. 


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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. 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 who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

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