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Thomas Coughlan, a London-based New Zealander, is a writer and editor
During last week's election madness, many of us comforted themselves with the belief that it couldn't happen here. But how true is that? Thomas Coughlan sees ominous signs in the New Zealand left's embrace of anti-immigrant rhetoric.