Was Steven Joyce attacked by Thomas the Tank engine as a child?
Lee gets stuck into Joyce over rail tunnel project
Auckland Council transport chairman Mike Lee has made a caustic attack on the Transport Minister on his blog for refusing to accept the case for a central city rail tunnel.
Case findings from a $5 million study commissioned by KiwiRail and the former Auckland Regional Transport Authority predicted a $2 billion tunnel in central Auckland would pay for itself more than three times over.
Transport Minister Steven Joyce yesterday said the report had raised "many unanswered questions", which needed to be clarified before taking the project to the next level.
Why does Steven Joyce hate trains so much? The Minister of Transport who caught public transport for the first time a week after he was appointed Minister of Transport seems to hate all things public, especially mass transit.
This all leads to one question, was Steven Joyce attacked by Thomas the Tank engine as a child? What else could motivate someone to hate public transport so much other than getting groped by the fat controller as a teenager? Perhaps, we just need to accept Steven Joyce hates public transport, (and by extension hates Auckland).
Whanau, when you are sitting stuck in the hell hole that is Auckland traffic wandering why you aren't going anywhere, think of Steven Joyce setting a toy train alight as a toddler.