Thursday, 14 May 2009

Still can't get my head around

... the appointment of Christine Rankin to the Families Commission. Sorry, but what happened to Moderate John, the natural centrist? Obvious, clumsy pay back.

Or, given the effect it is already having (1), perhaps it is a political masterstroke to completelty destory the commission and silence a voice that would criticise the impact of his economic policies.
1 - "Campaigner quits over Rankin," by Tracy Watkins, published in the Dominion Post, 14th of May, 2009. rReproduced on stuff.co.nz. (http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/2409165/Campaigner-quits-over-Rankin)

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