Dirty Politics: How attack politics is poisoning New Zealand's political environment

Dirty Politics: How attack politics is poisoning New Zealand's political environment


Early in 2014 Nicky Hager was once leaked numerous e-mail and on-line conversations from Cameron Slater’s Whale Oil web publication. a lot of those have been among Slater and his own allies at the demanding correct, revealing an unpleasant and harmful kind of politics. yet there have been additionally many communications with the top minister’s place of work and different cupboard ministers within the nationwide executive. They express us a facet of leading Minister John Key and his govt of which such a lot New Zealanders are thoroughly unaware.

Key has developed an easy-going and comfy public snapshot, pointing out to the general public that ‘there’s no room for destructive campaigning in New Zealand’. the truth is particularly diversified. His executive has labored hand in hand with Slater and his collaborators in a sustained crusade of non-public assaults opposed to their political enemies, a planned yet hidden technique to steer clear of being held accountable for unfavorable campaigning.

Dirty Politics keeps the tale that all started in Hager’s best-selling ebook The hole males, investigating the way in which that underhand and misleading politics poisons the political atmosphere for everybody. for those who care approximately integrity and ethics in politics, then this e-book may be hectic yet crucial interpreting.

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