2013 Trougher of the Year

This category is a tough one. The trough is awash with do-gooders, fake charities, Maori trusts, and even Green Taliban supporting hippy groups.

There?s also troughers like scumbag unions that tuck their members for hundreds, if not thousands of dollars a year so union bosses can traipse around the country looking as though they?re doing something.

But there was one candidate that gained some attention on the blog this year that did stand out as a leading example of tucking into the public trough at a rate that would leave JT?s Waipareira Trust looking on in awe.

The?2013 WO Trougher of the Year?therefore goes to none other than…?Boyd Swinburn,?Professor of Population Nutrition & Global Health at the University of Auckland.

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