“..What National now fears the most is the expectation that all correspondence between the Prime Minister John Key’s advisor Jason Ede – and Whaleoil blogger Cameron Slater – will be released.
That raw data (emails between Cam Slater and Jason Ede – a close advisor to the Prime Minister – a member of John Key’s inner circle of Beehive staff – and more latterly for the National Party) –
– has its campaign strategists fearing the worst.
But the party’s biggest fear is that once released – that data will once and for all destroy the credibility of John Key – his leadership style –
– and cause the public to question whether the Prime Minister can be taken at his word.
If the public forms that opinion – National’s ability to provide stable government and honourable governance practice-
– is exhausted..”
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