Under the New Zealand Act we are unable to endorse any local candidates or parties for anything, but this does not constrain us in supporting candidates for office outside of New Zealand.
Our resons for endorsing McCain are straightforward:
- Only President McCain can bring the WTO negotiations to an early conclusion
- Only President McCain can restore confidence in US trade policy
- President McCain is likely to be more supportive of the US becoming a full member of the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership than either Seantor Obama or Senator Clinton
- Senator McCain is going to win
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