With friends like these…..

Philip Field's friendsField denies bribery, puts actions down to friendshipEx-MP Taito Phillip Field has told a court he was unsure if letting overstayers stay at his house was illegal and says he didn’t ask them to make renovations while there. Field let Phisamai Phothisarn and her partner Sompong Srikaew… [NZ Herald Politics]

Oh my, how convenient for Philip Field that all these people wanted to be his friend. People who could lay tiles, build houses, do maintenance repairs and mow lawn.

Wow what a nice guy, taking money from them to in the interests of friendship.

I suppose those two in the photo were just friend too.

Is Philip Field’s defence now, “I am only guilty of nothing more than friendship”?