Mr Key said it was unacceptable that the proportion of working age population on benefits had increased from 2 per cent in 1970 to 13 per cent today.
The welfare system should send a clear message that if you could work and support yourself, then you must, he said.
The majority of New Zealanders will say to themselves:-
Why do we need Dr Slash when Mr Key is doing the job which needs to be done?
They are right. They don't need him and they won't vote for him.