Friday, March 02, 2012

Myth-busting: Things you know that ain’t so. #365: “the numbers of people on welfare plummeted under Labour”

There are more myths afoot in the political arena than anywhere else. No wonder, when it’s full of people who lie for a living.

Here’s one doing the rounds in Wellington at the moment: that “less than ten years ago” beneficiary numbers were reduced to “historical lows.”

Fortunately, Welfare Myth-Buster Lindsay Mitchell is all over this one:

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And this is without counting all the hundreds of thousands of middle class families turned into beneficiaries by Labour’s Welfare for Working Families election bribe.

“Historical lows”? Really?

Send the truth to Duncan Garner and Gordon Campbell.

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