Sir Robert David "Rob" Muldoon (25 September 1921 – 5 August 1992) served as the Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1975 to 1984, as leader of the governing New Zealand National Party. Muldoon had been a prominent member of the National party and MP for the Tamaki electorate for some years prior to becoming leader of the party.
- "They can’t promise anything because I’ve spent it all".
- Source: Winston Peters, Questions for Oral Answer, 20 May 2004, http://www.parliament.nz/NR/rdonlyres/2430AC6B-8B63-4AB9-A0C2-7CF38DD8E5BB/89283/47HansD_20040522.pdf page=13131
- Supplementary source: Brian Easton, The State Of The Nation - Issues for the 2005 Election, 12 July 2005, http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00170.htm, which confirms that Peters was talking about Muldoon.
- Context: On the opposition Labour Party's 1972 election promises.