Russel Norman will be glowing with pride that the Police has agreed to have a look at the allegations that the GCSB unlawfully spied on Kim Dotcom.
But Norman was initially pleased that Justice Paul Neazor was required by the PM to investigate the issue when it became public knowledge last week. He was far less pleased when the report didn't say what he wanted it to say, and accused Justice Neazor of being conflicted. He was skewered on this point on Breakfast on Friday.
So we can't help but wonder; having sought a police investigation himself, is Russel Norman going to bleat about the Police being conflicted if the outcome of the investigation is not to his satisfaction? Watch this space.
John Key is right; this is far more a political stunt than any quest for transparency and accountability by Dr Norman. If accountability was his goal, he would have asked the Police to investigate vandalism by people connected to the Green Party just before the 2011 General Election.