Watching Judith manage to douse herself in petrol and then light a match to it over the last 24 hours is a bewildering reminder that she does this to herself.
It’s reminiscent of the last week of the election campaign when she for no reason whatsoever decided to attack fat people. She just can’t help being vicious, it’s what she does and we love her for it!
Judith’s decision to call the Māori Health Authority ‘segregation’ is less a dog whistle and more a canine trumpet but who is listening?
This flagrant race baiting is designed not to win over anyone who voted Labour in 2020, it’s a blunt and crass attempt to win back Right wing vote that National are haemorrhaging to ACT.
As TDB has been pointing out since the election, ACT have become the defacto Right Wing Values Party and their rise isn’t a fluke, it’s a true realignment on the Right, but this race baiting crap isn’t where ACT are making inroads, they are gaining traction from authentic Right Wing value issues like freedom of speech, gun rights and culture wars.
Judith using ‘segregation’ will appeal to those men who refer to Jacinda as ‘Cindy’, but National have already won that vote.
This entire segregation episode comes off as an act of desperation while also sounding politically schizophrenic. Let’s not forget, the only reason Judith is talking abut this is because of the National Party review of their disastrous election campaign which found National were too racist and needed to bash Māori less and become more diverse!
Judith’s response to a report calling for more diversity and less Māori bashing is to declare no ethnic ‘quotas’ while calling out Māori aspirations in Health as cross burning racists.
I mean, what the fuck is she doing?
I think this is disastrous from Judith and a total misread of the electorate. The reactionary vote that Don Brash surfed with his Orewa Speech coalesces around Woke micro aggression policing and culture war hot buttons now, not Māori gaining their own Health Authority.
This is clumsy, ill thought out and mildly racist, which kinda sums up the National Party right now.
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