State funding of political parties? Surely you're joking, Mr Key! [updated]
It’s a rare occasion indeed when when I can simply copy and paste a post from a top-six local blog with which I'm in perfect agreement. This, from Whale Oil, is such a post:
Key may increase public funding for elections - Prime Minister John Key says he is "not completely closed" to the prospect of using more public funding to run political parties and their campaigns - an apparent softening of National's vehement opposition to such suggestions in...
DON"T EVEN FUCKING THINK ABOUT IT JOHN!
There should be NO public funding of political parties. God I hate politicians, bloody trough snuffling wankers. This has made me so angry.
Has John Key not seen what is happening in the UK?
UPDATE: Home Paddock and Kiwiblog join the chorus in shooting down this particular trial balloon -- one that John Key was once against, right before he was for it. Or not.