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Nats' 'born to rule' attitude re-surfaces

Thursday, 4 August 2005

Nats' 'born to rule' attitude re-surfaces

United Future leader Peter Dunne said today the National Party appears to believe it will govern the country on its own after the election, judging by the latest hysterical outburst from its so-called families spokeswoman, Judith Collins.

"Mrs Collins' latest attack on the Families Commission, claiming it was heading for cost overruns, is simply another case of the tongue being put into gear before engaging the brain.

"Mrs Collins plainly is ignorant of the fact that continued support of the Families Commission will be a bottomline item should National and United Future hold Government-forming talks after the election.

"National may feel it is born to rule and needs no allies, an attitude that demonstrates either great courage or greater foolishness," said Mr Dunne.

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