Kiwibank reply caught on tape

Kiwibank reply caught on tapeLabour has seized on an audio recording of Bill English at National’s annual conference as evidence of a secret agenda to sell state assets. TV3 last night played a recording of Mr English apparently answering a question from someone… [NZ Herald Politics]

I doubt that it was weasel in the National Party ranks that surreptiously recorded a coffee break conversation. More likely it was a cowardly member of the MSM and a left leaning one at that. The fact that the complete audio is up at Scoop tends to support that concept.

Nevertheless one would hope that Bill English will hold himself to the same standards that he demands of others at candidate training sessions and in caucus about saying dumb things.