Tony Blair? George W. Bush? Oh wait... they both got away with it, didn't they.
And now the Government is being prodded by the UN...
"Please indicate what measures the State party has put in place to ensure that all allegations relating to 'Operation Burnham' will be fully investigated and addressed."
Why do organisations like the NZDF deny, dissemble, distract? Why do they run down the clock?
Because they know it works. They know it won't be leading the news for long. Even though it is far more important than many "big" stories of today, it won't be leading the six o'clock news. But credit to those who still remind us ...