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Darien Fenton’s misguided attack on Sir Peter Leitch just underlines how tribal and brutal Labour can be when they’re confronted with someone who doesn’t agree with them.

In Labour’s eyes, they are a class traitor.

Fenton’s latest outburst and her forced apology reminded me of the Mana by-election, when one of Labour’s hardcore campaigners attacked political opponents as ‘dumb-ass coconuts’ then offered a non-apology. That apology was truly something, and deserves replaying…

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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.

To read Cam’s previous articles click on his name in blue.