PM Attempts the Art of Mind Reading
Rt Hon Winston Peters
New Zealand First
25 February 2014
PM Attempts the
Art of Mind Reading
New Zealand First Leader Rt
Hon Winston Peters says Prime Minister John Key is
attempting to master the art of mind reading to add to his
bag of tricks.
This follows the Prime Minister’s
comments today that he thinks New Zealand First will choose
to go into government with the Labour and Green
“It is doubtful that Mr Key has read not only
the minds of the New Zealand First caucus and party members,
but those of Kiwi voters as well.
“It’s much more
likely that National’s own polling is showing they are
bleeding voters to New Zealand First, and he is now running
scared”, says Mr
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