This attempt to paint themselves as the victim by demanding a binary referendum where the prejudices of the majority extinguish the rights of the minority would be funny if it weren’t so ludicrous!
Of course we should have a discussion about the constitutional design of NZ, I’ve been arguing for one for decades, but that’s not what ACT are offering.
They are offering a binary referendum where the majority removes the rights of the minority.
Look, you either have those rights, or you don’t, that is a legal and philosophical debate, but what ACT are demanding is the tyranny of the majority to kill off the rights of the minority.
And then they wonder why their political stunt is generating such furious backlash!
ACT claims no one can point to one thing that he has said or done that is race baiting.
Well allow me to clear that up.
When David released the unique code for Māori to be vaccinated, that was a public health vandalism stunt that he used to race bait Māori.
When he called Opotoki ‘Mogadishu‘, he was race baiting.
When he called gang member behaviour, ‘subhuman’, he was race baiting.
When he claims this…
…he’s race baiting.
When he posted this on Instagram…
…he was race baiting.
When he wants to remove January 2nd as a State Holiday because of ‘Matariki’, he is race baiting!
When he does his pseudo one law for all wank, he is race baiting.
When he looks to amputate all the Ministries that aren’t male and white, he’s race baiting.
Wanting to push for a referendum that renegotiates the the Treaty and then forces it upon Māori is, you guessed it – race baiting!
Let’s have a debate about NZs Constitution, but let’s not pretend a binary referendum on the principles of the Treaty is anything other than raw meat for ACTs redneck voting block.
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