Say what you will about his politics, you can’t beat Cullen for wit. Here he is on the similarities between Labour and National following Williamson’s enthusiastic statements of National policy:
The full clip is here. Listen to Key plead to his caucus, and listen what he’s pleading for them to do – “If National wants to win an election it needs to be disciplined and it needs to be on message.”
‘Stay on message’; not ‘tell the truth’.