Now, don’t be shockedÂ or anything, but David Slack just regurgitated a 2010 METRO hit piece on me through my father.
Just in case you were wondering where he stood. Â He’s also posted it to the Kiwi Journalists Association Facebook page (couldn’t even find a friend to do it for him – self promotion – so ugly), so I’m sure he wouldn’t mind me showing you too
Credit: Daron Parton.
John:Â The boyâ€™s not an embarrassment, not at all.
He can get a bit confused, though. But then he grew up with cabinet ministers traipsing through our house and hitting the gin. Letâ€™s be honest, our people can be a bit confusing.
First, we think you should leave the Yarpies alone, then we agree apartheid was terrible. First, compulsory saving is communism, then itâ€™s policy. First we like the warships, then nuclear freeâ€™s the way to go. Except at lunch in Washington, of course!
And of course we think the gays are perfectly okay these days, although the boy still gets a bit toey about that.
Heâ€™s 40 years old but some days I look at him and I still see the kid who came home from school with a sore bum and a story to tell.
He was 11. Some little bugger had copied his work and theyâ€™d both got a D. I said to him, â€śDid you put around some rumours about him? Thatâ€™s how we do it in the party.â€ť He said, â€śNo way. I whacked him, then I got on his desk, pulled down my trousers and dumped on his books.â€ť
Well that wasnâ€™t my way, but I thought good on him. He got stuck in.
Heâ€™s had a bit of bad luck, of course. Read more »