Friday, 21 August 2015 09:00

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The Hound reckons the Green Party’s former agriculture spokesman Steffan Browning is hypocritical in his recent attack on the appointment of the new boss of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Dr Alan Freeth.

However, your old mate notes that though Browning and Soil & Health were quick to point out Freeth’s supposed conflict, they were less forthcoming about their own. Prior to becoming possibly the most ineffectual MP in NZ’s history, Browning was employed by Soil and Health as its spokesman, where both parties rabidly opposed GE technology being introduced into NZ. Here’s a question for Browning and Soil & Health: does a conflict of interest only occur when people don’t agree with your worldview?

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