Politicians do the darnest things?

In October 2006, Mr Carter reportedly called on navy helicopter to deliver a toothbrush he had left on the frigate Te Mana, moored near Raoul Island north of New Zealand.


I am sure lots of people can come up with a toothbrush substitute. Or a question, how many politicians does it take to brush one set of teeth?

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Koosie7 years ago
I know what you mean, our president just had his 20th child and guess what, the mother wasn't one of his wives.
Lateral Thinker (author)  Koosie7 years ago
 We got one politician who was in in Europe (Belgium?) and instead of the business he was there for, he went off to Paris with his for a holiday. He told his leader he was sick.

When it was found out, he said why not, he was never going to get the chance again. Then somebody emailed him when he was was

less typing if I Googled a news report

lol, atleast he didn't claim to be doing business there!
Lateral Thinker (author)  Koosie7 years ago
 Is it safe to ask what the business might be?

BTW, he is stirring it up again, right up to the border line of being sacked
lemonie7 years ago
You are familiar with The Peter Principle?

Indeed,  I believe I have The Peter Principle,  as well as Why Things Go Worong (The Peter Principle Revisited)     
I thought you might.

Lateral Thinker (author) 7 years ago

Thats the toothbrush story.

The Helen Clark mentioned was our Prime Minister up to Nov 08 when we had a change in government