Claire Trevett describes an exchange in Parliament on Tuesday (love the “achievements”). The video is below – relevant section starts about 7:30 minutes. Judge for yourself.
PM gets the giggles over dope as Act MPs go up in smoke
… Accused by Mr Cunliffe of gloating about the Rugby World Cup and big dairy payouts while staying quiet on his Government’s economic record, Mr Key set out to prove he was not simply capitalising on the cup.
He reeled off a list of National’s “achievements” ending after a short time with “and by the way, we are on track to win the Rugby World Cup”.
His MPs – and the students in the public gallery – went wild but Labour’s Maryan Street was less impressed. She had undertaken some covert surveillance of her own and discovered the Prime Minister was, in fact, a clown.
In apparent disgust at the lack of gravitas, she could no longer hold back.
“You’re the Prime Minister,” she told him, voice dripping with scorn.
“Not a performing seal or a circus clown. You’re the Prime Minister. What a clown!”