In Australia the unions and the Labor party stand charged with many, many counts of political corruption. In Australia they have an institution with teeth, the powers to compel evidence, the powers to prosecute…it is called the Independent Commission Against Corruption.
Fiji also has an Independent Commission Against Corruption.
Why not here?
With the latest revelations of political corruption involving the Labour party, from David Cunliffe on down, Shane Taurima who is a prospective Labour party candidate and TVNZ, we are seeing and extension of the willingness of the left-wing to abandon any semblance of ethics in journalism and corrupt their organisation like Alistair Thompson has done to Scoop Media.
For years the left-wing has accused the right of collusion and corruption with the media, and now we are seeing month after month of left-wing politicians prostituting and prostrating themselves before the altar of corruption.
The Herald reports on the latest fiasco:
TVNZ unit manager Shane Taurima has resigned from the state broadcaster after revelations he took part in a Labour Party hui and that TVNZ facilities were used to host Labour Party meetings.
3 News reported tonight that TVNZ offices were used to host a meeting of Labour’s Tamaki Makaurau branch last year. TVNZ staff emails were also used to organise a subsequent hui in January this year which Labour leader David Cunliffe attended. Mr Taurima, the head of TVNZ’s Maori and Pacific unit, had acted as a facilitator and spoken about the Maori vote at that January hui. Read more »