Mita Ririnui has gone on the record on RNZ’s Checkpoint tonight insisting Ministerial Services advised him personal spending on ministerial credit card was ok as long as it was reimbursed. Of course that doesn’t let people like Hide, English and Heatley off the hook, because they only paid back their personal misuses of ministerial allowances after they were found out – and long after the fact – but it has significant implications for the Labour MPs currently being defamed by the msm.
Perhaps our valiant msm journalists could look into this a bit more deeply because if Ministerial Services was giving that advice then there are a few heads that should go on the block and quite a few apologies due. Or perhaps John Key might like to investigate this matter further considering he’s such a big fan of <cough> transparency and <cough> accountability.
Will the msm bother to dig deeper on this one, or is truth not allowed to get in the way of a good media porn scandal?