Could you get a more crisp difference between Judith and Jacinda?
Because you know, every war on drugs has been such a screaming success.
If you are so petty to not see the beauty in a gift like Matariki, I genuinely despair for you.
This is a moment of celebration, that a purely Māori cultural ritual can be shared & embraced by all is the very best promise of the Treaty.
This is a rare glow of joy at a dark time.
The Venn Diagram of people who hate Matariki being a public holiday, those who get REALLY angry whenever Neve is mentioned and those who call the Prime Minister ‘Cindy’ is a perfect circle.
In my experience I’ve found that those NZers currently bitching about making a ‘Māori thing like Matariki’ a public holiday are also the first people to strip their shirt off after a couple of beers to do a Haka.
Crusher wants to use the State to crush.
Jacinda wants to use the State to be kind.
What you value most, crushing or kindness, will shape your vote.
I want to believe the majority of us want kindness and I am setting my sail to that Northstar.
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