TPP secrecy invites suspicion about US

Only a fool would have held out hope that Mitt Romney or Barack Obama might make mention of plucky little New Zealand in their foreign policy debate this week. They were more occupied by Israel (34 mentions), by a mutual enthusiasm for imposing “crippling sanctions” on Iran, by jokes about bayonets, and, well, by domestic policy.

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