Rank Hypocrisy

Remember these words ;
 
On the Hawkesby payout at TVNZ "I think the buck stops at the top. Mrs Meo has resigned," Helen Clark The Press 17 February 2000.
 
"The public was septic about golden handshakes as am I," – Helen Clark Nelson Mail Oct 06, 2001.
 
On the out of court settlement with John Yelash where details were kept secret "the confidentiality clauses drawn up by Miss Clark's lawyers are so tight that the parties cannot even confirm the existence of a settlement," – The Dominion 11 May 2001.
 
"In principle we don't like golden handshakes,"- Helen Clark The Dominion August 08, 2000.
 
"Where are all these golden handshakes under Labour? I'm not aware of it. Whenever such matters have come to our attention they have been stopped."- Helen Clark July 2000.
 
"We're trying to stamp on it but of course we're stuck with the fact that another Government was in for nine years with very sloppy procedures," – Helen Clark The Dominion July 2000.
 
Miss Clark said her Government was going to "abandon the culture of golden handshakes, negotiated in secrecy and paying people for doing nothing," – Helen Clark Waikato Times Feb 09, 2000.
 
"The objection was to people going under conditions of secrecy, with no openness about it, and going with large amounts of money for doing nothing," – Helen Clark SST Jan 30, 2000.
 
"The party is over. The nonsense is going to stop," – The Dominion, 22 Nov 1999
 
Interesting reading isn't it. Yet today we hear how Labour is managing to cover them up . Nice little earners for short essays written by people given the arse.

Rank Hypocrisy, I say.


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.

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