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Opinion Election 2020

PATTRICK SMELLIE: Are we there yet?

Pattrick Smellie
Fri, 16 Oct 2020

Pattrick Smellie
Fri, 16 Oct 2020
Finally, exhaustingly, the election is nearly here.Political parties will never stop campaigning until the very last moment, but that moment is midnight tonight – less than 24 hours away. The remnants of the campaign-that-would-not-end will excite few and change even fewer voters’ minds.Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has two or three last shopping mall throngs to negotiate. National Party leader Judith Collins has but a few hours left to offend those who are skinny, having offended those who are not.The last TV debate is done, w...

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