Only told Winston yesterday? Pull the other one Jacinda

Jacinda Ardern has claimed that she only told Winston Peters that she was pregnant the day before yesterday.

It was in a  NZ Herald article:

She told Peters about the pregnancy only yesterday and he will step into her place as Acting Prime Minister for six weeks.

Which doesn’t at all reconcile with this:  

Jacinda Ardern formed the government while in the throes of morning sickness, saying “it’s just what ladies do”.

At a stand-up outside her Point Chevalier home she said she knew about the pregnancy before the morning sickness hit and had hoped it wouldn’t be as bad as it was.

“Let’s just say I was not feeling well,” she said.

The worst of the morning sickness was now over, she said.

Ms Ardern said she found out about the pregnancy on the evening of October 13 and told partner Clarke Gayford the news via Facebook.

It makes her reaction to Mark Richardson’s very valid question somewhat over the top and explains her reaction completely.

She was hoodwinking everyone about her future plans.

The media won’t look too closely though, they are busily losing their shit over what is a natural and perfectly normal every day occurrence.

She’s telling porkies about who knew what when. I was saying in September that she won’t be drinking scotch with Winston. I’ve know categorically about her pregnancy since November. Ask yourself this…how come I knew if no one had been told.

Our more observant readers were calling it too, months ago.

I’ll make another call. She won’t be back after the baby is born…and if she is for only a short time. Get used to saying Prime Minister Winston Peters.


-NZ Herald, Radio NZ

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