They all do it – and I’ve always said Parliament is a cosy club where those in power rub the backs of their mates and those they like or owe favours to.
Sometimes it’s about giving them a job, to get them out of the way or to make way for someone else. Sometimes, some people are appointed on merit – other times – of course not.
Anyway, Winston Peters, who must be said has always been elected by the people, has come up with a list of jobs for the boys and girls under this Government. I’ve added a few more to it.
They all do it – both shades of red and blue.
But let’s look at this Government’s record, and as Winston says, this is but a small selection.
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