On Firstline yesterday David Cunliffe gave us all a demonstration in weapons grade making stuff up.
AtÂ 3:00Â he says that:
âThe Prime Minister is responsible for the lowest standards of Ministerial conduct that I can remember in my time in Parliament, bar noneâ.
What about Labourâs Taito Phillip Field, the only ever MP found guilty of corruption?
When he was in the dock, David Cunliffe, Helen Clark and Michael Cullen all went into bat for him saying that âall Taito is guilty of is working hard for his constituentsâ.
Lockwood Smith, at the time, issued this press release:
National Party Immigration spokesman Lockwood Smith says the Labour Government has “stooped to a new low” with its efforts to avoid accountability over the Taito Phillip Field fiasco.
“The Immigration Minister, David Cunliffe, is now refusing to answer legitimate questions about warning notes and telephone calls by Immigration Department staff to the Minister’s office.
“Those messages focused on the fact that Thai overstayers, who were later given visas on special Ministerial direction, were working for Taito Phillip Field while he was advocating on their behalf. Â Â Read more »