Election 2020

PATTRICK SMELLIE: Can this election season get any more gob-smacking?

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 22 Jul 2020

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 22 Jul 2020
The short answer is: yes.Parliament and politics are and always have been hotbeds of stolen secrets, alcohol abuse, high stress, sexual indiscretion and gossip - endless, unverifiable, salacious gossip.It takes a whistleblower being heard at the highest levels for gossip to become fact.And when it does, political careers both short and long are generally undone.There are no surprises in any of that. What is surprising is the deluge being unleashed in the last few weeks.The stupidity of National MPs Hamish Walker and Andrew Falloon were dif...

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