Why all the moaning about “meetings”?

Vernon Small is thinking only to the end of this election when he says the following.

John Key is about to make a major mistake today with his public cup of tea with John Banks; a symbolic signal to National voters to back the ACT candidate in Epsom.

National can probably win without ACT in 2011, but in 2014 when the Maori leaders leave, and ACT aren’t around as Vernon and other media is advocating National have no coalition partners. It will be a National, Labour, Greens and rag tag and bobtail parliament, with National trying to cobble together support from parties of the left.

The media and left wing flunkies are all moaning about legitimate coalition arrangements and talks.

I don;t support MMP, i never have but it is also why I have been hammering on about Nationals Strategic Stupidity. If they keep MMP they become the Natural Party of Opposition. No ACT. No Maori Party. No United Future. No chance of ruling without winning 48% of the vote.


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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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