If brains were dynamite Paula Bennett wouldn’t have enough to blow her nose

If brains were dynamite Paula Bennett wouldn’t have enough to blow her nose.

She is dumber than a bag of hammers even raising Winston’s superannuation privacy breach, but she did:

National Party deputy leader Paula Bennett says when she was told Winston Peters had been overpaid superannuation she thought it was “great gossip” and “a great one to yack about” – and therefore didn’t tell anyone.  

If you believe that then I have a bridge to sell you.

Peters is now in a position to decide the next Government and has previously pointed the finger at National after details of his superannuation overpayments were leaked to media during the election campaign.

Bennett and social development minister Anne Tolley were briefed on the overpayments by government department heads under a “no surprises” policy. Tolley then told the PM’s chief of staff Wayne Eagleson.

All three have denied leaking the information.

Yeah, not personally, but they sure as hell were involved. Why all the sudden resignations then? If it wasn’t the civil servants it could only have been National.

Asked about the leak on The AM Show this morning, Bennett said she had made it clear many times it wasn’t her.

“It gets a little bit tedious having to say that you didn’t. And I didn’t. I didn’t give it to anyone else. They have gone through my office and looked and questioned my staff and they have all been honest.

“As soon as I heard it I went, right, this is controversial, this is great gossip – I can’t tell a soul. Because it is a great one to yack about.”

And “yack” she did.

It’s all shits and giggles until Winston puts the squeeze on….then someone will squeal.

-NZ Herald

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