None of this is my fault.
I don't recall discussing the Budget leak at all when I met with Finance Minister Grant Robertson and the Prime Minister's chief press secretary, Andrew Campbell, at the Beehive last Tuesday night.
To the best of my memory, it was a relaxed, casual discussion about nothing of particular importance. But there may have been a misunderstanding when I made a nice hot pot of tea.
Andrew Campbell called out for biscuits. I rummaged around the staff kitchen and found some chocolate thins.
I poured out the cups, and Robertson commented that