Banks gets into Hubbard for his flip flops

Tough-talking Banks abandons the soft styleJohn Banks tore into Dick Hubbard last night by accusing him of flip-flops and voting to pump raw sewage onto the city's beaches longer than necessary.
After promising a softer style, the former mayor reverted to his old self before…
[Auckland News]

Banksie is dead keen on winning the mayoralty and Hubbard has lost his mojo.

That is the upshot of last nights mayoral debate. Hubbard has nothing to combat his council's record of higher rates, flip-flopping over Eden Park and pumping poos onto beaches. Those are the facts and those are what mentally defeats the poor flailing fool every time he comes up against seasoned speakers like Banksie. 

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