With the new ideology firmly embedded in all the places that matter, the inevitable question arises: How is a party like National or Act to get a fair hearing? Will they, too, have to demonstrate their loyalty to the new regime by silencing and/or purging all those unwilling to pay lip service to the new orthodoxy . . .

 

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Chris Trotter

Chris Trotter

Known principally for his political commentaries in The Dominion Post, The ODT, The Press and the late, lamented Independent, and for "No Left Turn", his 2007 history of the Left/Right struggle in New...