Libertarianz Deputy Leader Dr Richard McGrath has a simple
prescription for resolving the Lotteries Commission fiasco.
"Sack Geoff Thompson, and disband the monopoly," he says.
"It is not the job of politicians to run charities. Mr
Thompson, a former National Party president, is now on an
SOE-funded junket to Norway. He should be recalled
immediately and asked to wind up the Lotteries Commission so
it can be privatised."
"It is disturbing to note the
regular appearance of former political time servers on these
bizarre committees, councils and commissions," said McGrath.
"The only job creation our politicians appear to be good at
is creating jobs for their chums, and always at the
taxpayers' expense. This is just another symptom of the
utter moral depravity of our elected representatives."
McGrath suggests that all MPs undergo addiction counselling
when they leave politics. "This will help them to adjust to
a life that is not sustained by living off the looted wealth
of others. It is ironic that Mr Thompson is the chairman of
a gambling organisation, when he and many of his cronies are
still hopelessly hooked on stolen goodies from Nanny
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