Talking about a resolution

By Jane Clifton In Politics

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7th January, 2012
When it comes to a political perspective on the New Year, it’s as important to see the old year out as it is to usher the new one in. More than most, an election year is one after which a number of bad habits need to have firm lines ruled under them. It’s not easy. There are no 12-step programmes for problem gloaters like the Prime Minister, and poor old David Cunliffe can’t just stick a patch on his arm to ease the leadership cravings. It has to be cold turkey. But there’s no shortage of turkeys around politics these days – or of hams, for that matter. Here are a few resolutions ...

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