Ladies and gentlemen – our PM:
PM JOHN KEY LAUGHS AND CRACKS JOKE ABOUT KILLER PHILLIP JOHN SMITH’S ESCAPE TO SOUTH AMERICA
John Key’s killer paedophile joke disgusts victims’ family
The family of the man escaped prisoner Phillip John Smith killed, and the boy he abused, is revolted by Prime Minister John Key’s joke about his unauthorised disappearance.
Smith, 40, was imprisoned in 1996 for stabbing to death the father of a boy he molested. He was also convicted of molesting the boy over a three-year period.
Key has apologised:
Prime Minister apologises for Smith comments
Prime Minister John Key has apologised unreservedly to the family of Phillip Smith’s victims for his flippant comments yesterday.
As he should.
“I just misinterpreted the question,” he said
But the apology isn’t genuine, Key is still playing the political weasel. Misinterpreted the question? The question was – what would he be telling the Chilean president about Phillip Smith. How does that get interpreted as – please giggle like a buffoon and tell the worst taste joke you can think of?
Key didn’t misinterpret the question, he was just displaying the same level of empathy as his favourite blogger.