Scoop Election 08: edited by Gordon Campbell

Archive for July, 2008

Gordon Campbell on John Key, personality politics and the Immigration Bill

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

Some of the more excited posts on my last column queried whether I lacked the fortitude to accuse John Key of corruption over his use of Parliamentary questions on Tranzrail. Actually, I thought I’d said plainly that there was no evidence that Key had asked those questions for ...

How National will deliver social services

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

Gordon Campbell The National Party’s reluctance to reveal its policy plans passed the point of diminishing returns quite some time ago. Trying to control the way a political debate unfolds is one thing – but deception of the public is something else. The money quote in yesterday’s ...