Listening to the "debate" today on the Privileges Committee's finding of contempt against former MP Matt Robson, and the statements of Michael Cullen, Gerry Brownlee, and Peter Dunne, it was clear that their position boiled down to one key thing: they think that members of the public have no right to question a Member of Parliament's integrity.
I think that axiom speaks to its own ridiculousness. I think it can only be described as "feudal".
Like the absolute monarchs of old, these people think they are so far above us that they should be beyond criticism. We must show them that they are not.