Below are some of the tweets over the last day or so relating to allegations about David Cunliffe padding his CV. The tweets are presented in (roughly) reverse chronological order. To be updated. [Read more below]
Matthew Hooton: I maintain excellent connections with senior levels of NZ's political parties including ... Leader of Opposition. #Notlying
Matthew Hooton's CV: "Exellent connections with Leader of the Opposition. #Who'stheliarnow?
So @DavidCunliffeMP lied and/or embellished on his CV. The only people who don't do that are unemployed.
Surely his is a doomed strategy. Labour tried to damage Key the person rather than Key the politician last decade. Look how that turned out
I have it on good authoirty that David Cunliffe is a devout Muslim and was not born in New Zealand but Kenya.
National's latest attack line against DC: argue semantics over a CV.
Hooton currently going through Cunliffe's kindergarten art folders, checking the paintings he signed were all his.
Might rather help Cunliffe, mind you, if it were claimed that he didn't actually write those poems.
Questions have surfaced about how much Cunliffe looks like a cat really.
Has anyone asked Cunliffe what he was doing in 1981?
Startling new baseless accusation has it that David Cunliffe is a militant Islamic freedom fighter, a woman, and died four years ago
Looks as if Cunliffe has "leader of the Labour Party" on his CV since 2009 what that can't be right
He cheated on his CV, claiming he had won the Nobel Prize in Physics when it was really only a Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Matthew Hooton raises further questions after learning that David Cunliffe only has Joy Division on CD not the original vinyl.
Wow ok this has gone too far RT: "@MatthewHootonNZ WHERE IS THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE CUNLIFFE?!"
Depressingly, some National staffer is getting ~$120k a year to shop Cunliife CV stories around the press gallery
@danylmc Not forgetting the fulltime salaries of several Labour MPs and their president trying to dig the dirt on Key. Both sides do this
David Cunliffe lied about being a Grand Master of the Knights Templar #fact
Matthew Hooton demands to see Cunliffes (if that is his real name) birth certificate.
UNBREAKING: @MatthewHootonNZ rushed to hospital after choking on rage that Labour under Cunliffe jump up 6.8% - "Lies" he screamed
Generous 📕✏️contribution from @chrisfinlayson pointing out David Cunliffe's potential as a fiction writer based on DC's CV
.@DavidCunliffeMP did not "help with the formation of Fonterra" which happened in 2000/1 after he was an MP http://i.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/9193525/Naked-ambition-behind-Cunliffes-rise-to-top …