Saturday, February 02, 2008

Goodbye to a bully

Stuff reports that David Benson-Pope has not been selected to be Labour candidate for Dunedin South. Good.
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I blogged about his bullying behaviour in select committee, which I witnessed first hand some years ago. I don't care about allegations of being kinky, though the allegations around his behaviour as a teacher are somewhat more disconcerting. However, his involvement in the Madeleine Setchell affair is worthy of his dismissal.
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He's a hypocritical little prick, and his disappearance from politics will only be good. A world where obnoxious lying bullies aren't in politics is a better place.
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Though it's probably too much to hope that the people of Dunedin South will resist voting for a unionist.

1 comment:

richard mcgrath said...

According to the ODT, the maggot wants to stand at this year's election in the Dunedin South electorate as an Independent Labour candidate.