Thursday, May 22, 2014

National: The Big Tobacco party

Last month, National selected a tobacco lobbyist as its candidate for Clutha-Southland. And now they've done it again, selecting Christopher Bishop to run in Hutt South.

Selecting one tobacco lobbyist could be passed off as a mistake. Selecting two looks like a deliberate policy. And it really makes you wonder who is donating to National and buying influence beneath the disclosure threshold...