Monday, October 11, 2004


Following his defeat in Auckland, John Banks is apparantly considering returning to national-level politics. Russell Brown is mystified at why Don Brash would be interested in such a move - Banks will bring the taint of a loser, and possibly be a potential challenger to Brash's leadership. However, it's much easier to see why ACT would be interested: desperation. ACT desperately needs an electorate, and however tainted, Banks is still far more likely than most of their existing MPs to bring them one.