ACT vs Greens: The impacts of our diasporas political vengeance in 2023


The MIQ over subscription by tens of thousands hints at the incandescent rage many of our diaspora feel trying to get back into their legal home country.

There is no way their torture won’t have political ramifications.

Last election Greens did poorly in their usually high overseas support vote because Ardern’s global stardom eclipsed the Greens, this election however the frustration is directly at Jacinda’s policies so I think the Greens will take that vote back and then some.

The Greens are so painfully precious of others pain that global citizens not able to return home is made even more pertinent because the middle class Greens also like to travel, so their fierce self interested rhetoric will find electoral gold amongst fiercely self interested kiwis caught outside a predictable lockout due to Covid.

Like isn’t it a tad on the nose to bitch about getting caught out of the country during an 18months pandemic? I mean, what about traveling during a pandemic seemed like a good idea to you?

Be that as it may, our diaspora are furious and if the Green Party rhetoric is too moderate for their anger, ACTs throw-open-the-borders-and-let-the-freed-market-decide-death policy is for you.

ACTs policy has the whiff of judgmental vengeance to it that is the perfect cocktail of payback people locked out of their own home want to inflict on those refusing to open the door.

My guess is that our diaspora are far more motivated to vote in 2023 than we have ever considered and their anger at being locked out will be sharp.

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I think the Greens & ACT will reap a mighty harvest from their anger and fear.

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  1. Do the Greens have an official policy on the vaccine and/or mandates for it? You’d think they’d be principally opposed given their distrust of GMO plants and animals since these mRNA vaccines utilise similar technologies – unlike GMOs that you consume, these vaccines are effectively gene therapy you are directly injecting into your body(!) (the vaccine literally genetically reprograms your cells to temporarily create CoVID Spike Proteins). If the Greens support mRNA vaccinations they really need to think about dropping their opposition surrounding GMOs. If that is not their official stance, I would like to hear from a spokesperson as to why they hold a double-standard when it suits them.

    • It is my understanding that much of the Greens opposition to GMOs was the preference to push for high end organic/regen methods to produce highly sort after quality products.

  2. The Greens did poorly from the overseas voters – partly because of Jacinda from announcements media coverage, but the Greens were mocked overseas, especially by the media, for the following 2 reasons:
    – Marama free the “C” word campaign
    – James Shaw statements on how Price of Carbon per ton should be thousands of dollars

    Remember, without Chloe win in Auckland Central, helped greatly by a widely disliked Labour candidate, the Greens would have 4, perhaps 5 MPs…due to the MMP system, they got 10 seats.

    • Nathan K – “ Marama free the C word campaign” was because somebody hurt her feelings, and if her feelings are hurt that easy, she may be too soft to be a politician, and certainly not co-leadership material. Many of the women she is meant to represent live with far worse scenarios than being called cunts.

      • Certainly did make a mistake. Your math aint great if you think the Labour candidate was widely disliked. Seems you are a Lion for the Dislike of the Left.

        Judging by the 2020 Election results and going by your analogy National and Act were so appalling detested Chloe ravaged their vote.

        But I’ve seen your posts, not surprising this one is fictional as well. Seems you belong in Steven Joyce’s math class where there are many imaginary numbers.

        • Yes Sinic

          “helped greatly by a widely disliked Labour candidate,”

          Still waiting for Wayne to provide evidence of this?

          SWARBRICK, Chlöe (Gre)
          12,631 votes
          WHITE, Helen (Lab)
          11,563 votes
          MELLOW, Emma (Nat)
          9,775 votes
          POOLE, Felix (ACT)
          588 votes

          Seems like Helen may not have been disliked as much as what Wayne thinks.

            • “a widely disliked Labour candidate,”

              Still waiting for your evidence.Your not such a smooth operator Nathan. Seem like a little bit of Whailoil in amongst your post.

  3. The Greens have lost their mojo. When they kicked off in the early 70s (?) they were a really militant protest movement. eg. I would like them to have shut down the sale of land to the Chinese Waste Management company and the setting up of a landfill dump. Just one example. Nowadays they’re just another touchy feely woke group.

  4. the Greens in its current configuration need to combust and go away. For ever. They are of no use to anyone but themselves . Vote Green 2023 – Fuck the environment, be trans!

  5. Indeed. I’d hold out hope if Chloe was leader of Greens. I respect what she says. She comes across as a natural leader. Was dedicated as fk to get elected in spite of the far right shit stirring. I take my hat off to her. Tho, haven’t heard anything from her lately. What’s she doing at present, politically? Or is she enjoying her salary? I dunno. Enlighten me. I’ve got data overload atm

    • Maybe Chloe has her head down working on the “Conversion therapy ban” bill. If enacted, this legislation may result in parents being jailed for preferring “watch and wait” to “affirmation” of their child’s gender dysphoria.

  6. Serious question, as I know many Green Voters will read this blog. But what is it about the Green Party that makes you vote for them?

    Is it tradition, like the folks who always tick Red or Blue? Because they’re a really confusing bunch at the moment. On one hand you have Golriz who seems only have something to say when it’s hate against Israel. Marama, who seems to hate against anyone male or pale, which is the same as Julie-Anne…so a lot of bent up hate there, but not many “green” credentials. Ricardo seems to only represent the gay immigrant community that wishes to travel back home every year, and can’t believe his luck in getting a salary he’d never earn in the real world.

    James Shaw’s hypocrisy is on another planet, while thinking he’s saving this one and the rest are a make up of socialists, activists and single issue actors, with only Jan and Eugenie having any environmental concerns. I admire Chloe, she gets out there and obviously has an insider at the Herald with the number of articles published about her, but if we’re going to criticise ACT as a one politician party then the greens need to wear the same badge.

    I voted Greens many years ago, in the days of Ron and Jennette but see them now as a bunch of admittedly ‘overseas’ weirdos, so just wondering what 7.9% of population see in them? Is it the pre-election ads on clean rivers, that is their disguise for their Marxism?

    • I believe it is tradition Bg. The Greens vote has hovered around 6 to 8 per cent for a number of years now.
      The worrying trend has to be that of ACT canabilising the National party vote. That must be of huge concern for the Nats given their traditional vote has been in the mid 30’s minimum.
      So one has to ask the same question what is it about the ACT Party that makes you vote for them and why have so many deserted National?
      I like you, voted Greens in the days of Rod and Jen but other than Chloe, whom is both articulate and intelligent, the Greens have little to offer.

    • Bg I’m not sure many of the so-called Greens are Marxists. Maybe the Mexican, but I’m not even sure about him. Most of them just come across as spoilt overgrown adolescents with luxury beliefs.

  7. Chloe Swarbrick for PM please, thank you.
    I have a vision…!
    I can see Chloe leading our primary-industry farmers off into a new, regenerative and organic dawn.
    I can see swaying fields of pot and mushrooms… I can see our farmers happy and secure… I can see national in prison, sharing a cell and one piss pot with ACT and the banksters.

  8. The Greens are toxic after their reign of terror with Identity Politics and Wokeism.
    The kids will need to repeat the last 3 years of schooling that they’ve missed out on because of covid and fuckwittedness too. Otherwise, they will be the dumbest generation ever!

    So, with the National and Labour coalition first date, it seems as though they ackshully might make a good matching couple, just to keep Act & the Toxic Gween partys out of the picture.

  9. Greens need to get back on the cannabis bandwagon hard without the commercialisation.
    There’s 1,000,000+ voters wanting it.

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