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Helen Clark Afraid Of Roger Douglas

Helen Clark Afraid Of Roger Douglas

Rodney Hide MP Tuesday,

October 21 2008

ACT leader Rodney Hide today dismissed Prime Minister Helen Clark's suggestion that people were afraid of Sir Roger Douglas.

"The only reason she's come out swinging is because her Party's internal polling reveals a swing to ACT that will ensure the next National Government is in a position to fix the chaos wreaked on our economy by her Labour Government," Mr Hide said.

"My question to Helen Clark is: what is it about Sir Roger Douglas policies didn't she like?

"Why did she vote for every single one when she sat in Cabinet with Sir Roger? "Why, in the past nine years, has she not undone a single one of them?

"It is hypocritical in the extreme for Helen Clark to question a man and his policies she so heartily endorsed when they were Cabinet Ministers together," Mr Hide said

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