14The buyer haggles over the price, saying, It’s worthless, then brags about getting a bargain!
The Civilian has a post about the Green’s flip flop on printing money willy-nilly. I’m not sure it is satire, it seems very accurate.
Green Party co-leaders Russel Norman and Metiria Turei have admitted today that their policy of printing fake money and using it to pay for things was “not our best idea,” though they did believe it was “certainly up there.”
While the co-leaders said they were disappointed that the police had caught them attempting to purchase seven truckloads of Pink Batts with forged notes, they acknowledged that it was “time to give it up” and “move onto something else.”
For half a year now, under the direction of Norman, the Green Party has been forging counterfeit money and using it to purchase things as part of what it calls a “quantitative easing” scheme to help alleviate the cost of the Christchurch rebuild and bring down the New Zealand dollar. Read more »
It certainly looks like someone has leaked Labour’s internal polling to the Herald cartoonist.
Numbers starting with two aren’t much fun and certainly explains the panic and leaking going on from within Labour.