Sargent is a good man who triggered his own downfall

Last week’s resignation by Trevor Sargent was an event which brought joy only to the least sympathetic residents of the political hothouse.

27th February, 2010

Last week’s resignation by Trevor Sargent was an event which brought joy only to the least sympathetic residents of the political hothouse.

That Sargent is one of the good guys is recognised by nearly everyone.

He conforms to just about every stereotype his more earthy colleagues would have about Greens - he looks as if he was born in a shapeless woolly jumper - but this hasn’t stopped him becoming respected across party...

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