For me perhaps the most interesting aspect was the account of Goff’s early political opinions. The Nats try to paint Goff as somewhat Right-wing, and try to strongly associate him with the radical reforms of the Lange / Douglas government (the first and definitely the last ever ACT government). It’s certainly true that Goff was an advocate for those reforms. But in context that now looks a lot like an aberration for a politician who started out, and his since returned to, good strong Leftie roots. Good news.