A Labour candidate says she was slapped by an aggressive member of the public while at a local election debate this week.
…and yet somehow it managed to get worse…
Te Pāti Māori candidate Hana Maipi-Clarke’s home was broken into twice today in what her party is calling a “politically motivated attack”.
Angela and Hana are incredible human beings and amazing political candidates. To have them physically intimated and harassed in this manner just because of their political views is a fucking tragedy in the 130th anniversary of universal suffrage!
The frantic race baiting hatred that NZ First, ACT and National have all indulged in to twist 3 Waters and Co-Governance into ‘apartheid’ has consequences, and we are seeing those consequences in the unhinged hatred of right wing extremists!
Here is the quote from the NZ First Candidate…
“Cry if you want to, we don’t care. We are the party with the cultural mandate and the courage to cut out your disease and bury you permanently.”
NZ First Rangitata candidate Rob Ballantyn
…Luxon was very clear from the Paddy Gower Debate that he would prefer to working with racists than allow Labour, the Greens or MAORI PARTY form a Government!
Let that sink in.
A group of Māori leaders have accused ACT and New Zealand First leadership of playing “political football” with indigenous people, and wants potential coalition partner Christopher Luxon to call it out.
Of course National will do a deal with NZFirst despite such deplorable race baiting from NZ First, because National AND ACT have built their entire campaign on using Māori as punching bag this election!
Let’s be very, very, very clear!
National will throw thousands out of state homes with no where for them to go, while cutting 14 000 public service jobs while cutting 140 000 off welfare with sanctions while using māori as a political punching bag!
If this is honestly your political preference, then YOU are the problem!
The political Right and their proxies have whipped up levels of racism in this election not seen for decades, pretending they are not is as disingenuous as Luxon claiming he didn’t know Winston during the devastating Paddy Gower debate.
If you vote for this, if you vote ACT, NZFirst or National, you are rewarding this type of malice and political spite.
If you are voting for this because you hate Jacinda for saving the country from a mass death event, then you need to have a real long hard look at yourself in the mirror.
If you vote ACT, NZFirst or National, you are racist.
It’s become as simple as that now.
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