Where were all these folks when Maori folk and ecoactivists and political leftwing activists were curbed in their cicil liberties? Money in politics onley serves one tiny group. That of the very rich. Limited funding by the people trough taxpayers moeny and enough time to set out your political goals whould be sufficient. Expensice pRP firms and media mani;pulations with rich peoples funding has no place in a democracy by the people, for the people.
Thousands of demonstrators marched down Queen St yesterday to protest against the Electoral Finance Bill, warning the public their right to free speech will be revoked should the law be passed.