How does the electorate intuitively see this PM?

The Editor,  The Sunday Star Times,  Auckland

23 September, 2015

Dear Editor:

Andrea Vance asks whether PM John Key is a ‘genius’ or a ‘clown’ (Rock star or off-Key?, 20 Sept). She suggests that overseas conservatives in what she calls the Anglosphere see John Key as a hero because of his electoral success. But she never really gets around to giving proper credit (actually blame). Read the rest of this entry »


Nuclear war threat

The Editor, The Sunday Star-Times, Auckland

01 April, 2014

Dear Editor:

It was pleasing to read Andrea Vance’s article bringing up nuclear war in her column (23 March, “Spectre of a nuclear end still hovering”). It is healthier to talk about the subject than to force it out of our consciousness. And it should be in the discussion about New Zealand’s relationships with other countries. Read the rest of this entry »