A Good Keen Median Man

A Good Keen Median Man
The median voter apparently does not care that much about green policies. (Image: file)
Dileepa Fonseka
Prime minister Chris Hipkins has spent much of his time over the past few weeks appealing to the “median” voter, and a lot of his political capital keeping Stuart Nash – a decidedly “median” bloke – in a ministerial post too.The smaller parties seem to have seen an opening in this tacking of the larger parties to the median, to try and appeal to those voters the larger parties aren’t hoovering up: Te Pāti Māori called for Green party leader James Shaw to resign his climate change portfolio, and on Monda...

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