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PRP campaign offers a lesson


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 21, 2014

~~<p>Even the most casual politics-watcher already knows that campaign game plans are carefully plotted and that the playbooks focus more on spinning the facts than revealing them.</p>
<p>Still, the emails and other communications uncovered in the aftermath of the Pacific Resource Partnership settlement with former Gov. Ben Cayetano lay bare just how crass and manipulative the backstage crew can be, especially in an election year as divisive as 2012 was for Honolulu.</p>
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Even the most casual politics-watcher already knows that campaign game plans are carefully plotted and that the playbooks focus more on spinning the facts than revealing them.

Still, the emails and other communications uncovered in the aftermath of the Pacific Resource Partnership settlement with former Gov. Ben Cayetano lay bare just how crass and manipulative the backstage crew can be, especially in an election year as divisive as 2012 was for Honolulu. Login for more...



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