Amongst the prominent socialists seeking electoral support at the recent Local Government Triennials and in the light of the woeful polling by Shearers leaderless morass, many NZLP stalwarts assumed an "independent" status.
One such was the Mayor of the Super City.
After the revellations on WhaleOil today he will be definitely a non person in the NZLP.
Both Stuff and Granny Herald are running the sordid details and unusually, are attributing the story to Cameron Slater and an ex HOS journo Stephen Cooke.
What a total clusterf*#k.
How sad for his wife and daughters