Urgency makes us all a bit tetchy but Trevor Mallard reduces tax debate to personal abuse

December 11, 2010

It's a shame it isn't Trevor Mallard.

Alf is his normal grumpy self this morning, as he prepares for another sitting of the House under urgency, but alongside many of his normally chipper colleagues he seems downright jolly.

The buggers have lost their rag, hurling insults while proceedings are dragged out unduly by Labour’s filibustering.

Some – like Labour’s David Cunliffe – are losing their voices. Pity it is only a temporary condition.

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