Nah, a stalwart Nat would not pervert the meaning of charity beginning at home – would he?

March 6, 2010

The Weekend Herald brought upsetting news to Alf this morning. It carries a report about the police charging a former Government minister with abusing his ex-MP perk of taxpayer-subsidised flights.

If this were an Opposition MP, of course, it would be great news. If it were a Green MP, even greater – a champagne opener.

But the allegations (and that’s what they are, folks, they are nothing more) have been laid against a former party colleague.

Not a bad bloke either, although he tumbled in Alf’s esteem when he took up the job of Children’s Commissioner.
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