A classic from stuff:
Prime Minister John Key said the Government had had very little room to move on the economy.
”The public recognises that the rest of the world isn’t in great shape and so New Zealand is having to contend with that global environment,” he said.
Most people would look at the tough global environment and cut the Government a bit of slack, he said.
Key is holidaying in Hawaii after a trip through the United States last week, where he met with President Barack Obama and a string of top American officials.
What is it with these guys? The green-eyed monster is alive and well over there, and the commenters are having a field day with comments such as these:
- Afewknowthetruth 1.3
It wouldn’t be so bad if Shonkey just took a holiday. The problem is, life is a continuous holiday for him. He just goes from one piss-up/luncheon /entertainment to the next and never actually does anything useful in dealing with the planetary emergency we are engulfed in.
- Marjorie Dawe 2 Thank goodness our government books were in such good condition when the Nats took over. We spent 9 years paying back the previous accumulation of debt after 1999.
It allowed our celebrated dicKey to take a holiday almost immediately on winning the election as well. The world is on the brink of a meltdown and his plans done change do they. I would have to agree with Afewknowthetruth as life is one long holiday.
- Kaplan 1.2 Actually I read it is a critique of john, yet again, shrugging his shoulders and saying we can’t help you*. The fact that he is choosing to make this announcement from his Hawaiian holiday home really just helps to illustrate the depths of his ignorance towards the general public
If it wasn't so repetitive and boring, this obsession with John Key and his holidays, it might almost be funny. But on this occasion, their double Standard is showing; while Key holidays in Hawaii with his family on his way back from his trip to the United States, a very senior Labour MP (who we will not name) is on holiday in Bali. That, of course, doesn't upset Irish Bill one iota, because it's obviously ok when his side does it.
Actually, the more we think about it, being banned at The Standard isn't such a bad thing after all.