John Key bets on Drunken Sailor in Melbourne Cup

John Key is masterful when it comes to sledging. He was so effective he sent Julia Gillard packing. Now he continues his sledge from last night’s debate against Phil Goff:

Prime Minister John Key has placed his bet on the Melbourne Cup, selecting Drunken Sailor to place as a jibe at his rival.

The choice refers to the nickname Mr Key gave to Phil Goff during last night’s leaders’ debate, accusing him of spending “like a Drunken Sailor.”

He said if the $20 bet came in he would donate the winnings to Labour’s finance spokesman David Cunliffe.

“So that if (Labour) wins they’ll only be $16.5 billion short over the next few years.”


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