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PoliticsOctober 16, 2018

Emergency podcast: Jami-Lee Ross declares war on Simon Bridges


Ben Thomas and Toby Manhire assess an extraordinary 24 hours in NZ politics, as the leak saga culminates in Jami-Lee Ross quitting parliament, accusing the National leader of corruption on the way out. Guest starring Sam Brooks with a critique of Ross’s incredible dramatic monologue.

A relatively unspectacular expenses leak has transmogrified into the biggest Jami-Lee-based farce since A Fish Called Wanda. Read Alex Braae’s summary of a wild couple of days in NZ politics here; listen to Ben and Toby, assisted by New Zealand’s leading political playwright Sam Brooks, attempt to get their heads around it below.

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