Hide flying his girlfriend around the world on the taxpayer dollar. I also note that ACT voted in favor of the bill that allows police to take unconsented DNA samples from anyone they intend to charge with an imprisonable offense.
ACT’s corporate donors are certainly getting their moneys worth but the grassroots supporters of the party must really feel like suckers.
Wanganui Mayor Michael Laws says giving the “underclass” money to be sterilised will address our child abuse problem.
Critics last night labelled the suggestion “totalitarian”, “draconian” and “reprehensible”, and questioned his appropriateness as a city leader.
Mr Laws said the children of beneficiaries, drug addicts and criminals had little chance in life.
Didn’t our current Prime Minister grow up in a state house? I seem to remember hearing that biographical detail several thousand times during the election campaign.