Phil Twyford’s imaginary 2nd harbour crossing
It will be even harder to take anything lightweight Phil Twyford says seriously after his ‘leaked’ revelations last week have turned out to be made up:
Prime Minister John Key has shot down Labour’s prediction that he’s going to announce the Government favours a tunnel for Auckland’s second harbour crossing.
Labour’s Auckland issues spokesman, Phil Twyford, said on Friday he had been given leaked information about the Government’s decision.
Mr Key would announce this week a road-only tunnel under the harbour, Mr Twyford said.
The Government has committed to a $5 billion second harbour crossing and has been considering rail, tunnel and road bridge options.
Labour suspects a tunnel has been chosen as an election sweetener for the city that has a third of the country’s voters.
“It was nice of them to talk about our policies but no, there’s no announcement coming up,” Mr Key told reporters.
It’s not a leak when it is a lie Phil. ¬†At that stage it’s called flying a kite.
Or, if you didn’t make it up, your source is rubbish.
Either way, try to do better than your leader, and actually say something that’s remotely factual.
- NZN, via 3 News