September 12, 2008

WHY SHOULD THEY MISS OUT ON THE FUN?:

New Zealand leader calls election (BBC, 9/12/08)

New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark has called a general election for 8 November, aiming to win a fourth term in office.

However, Ms Clark's Labour Party has trailed the opposition National Party in opinion polls for the past year.

Economic woes and a scandal-hit foreign minister have given the opposition its best chance of power in a decade.


Shaping up as a tough Fall for parties of the Left in the Anglosphere.

Posted by Orrin Judd at September 12, 2008 12:00 AM
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