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Douglas Disciple Dunne Double Flips On Gst

Douglas Disciple Dunne Double Flips On Gst

New Zealand First has gently reminded United Future that its ubiquitous leader Peter Dunne voted FOR GST when he was a Labour MP enthusiastically supporting the madness that became known as “rogernomics”.

Rt Hon Winston Peters said today that United Future’s taxpayer funded advertising campaign against GST on rates was truly remarkable given that Mr Dunne voted in favour of the GST legislation during all three readings back in 1985.

“Peter is one of the true political gymnasts of New Zealand politics as it is not easy being both for and against an issue and we are happy to point this out to him.

“We are also pleased to remind him that he was a true ‘rogernome’, along with Richard Prebble, Ken Shirley and half the present Labour cabinet, many of whom have lately gone through a Damascus-like transformation.

“When people pay their council rates, they can do so secure in the knowledge that Mr Dunne was one of the politicians who added 12.5 percent to their bill.

“It would be better if the advertising was headed ‘I’m here to apologise’,” said Mr Peters.

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