Helen Clark referred to the Maori people who descended on parliament to protest her Foreskins and Seaweed legislation as 'haters and wreckers.' She made these remarks from the safety of her office before she scuttled off to talk to a sheep in Central Otago. Not having the fortitude to face the music, she directed her then minion John Tamihere to hold the line.
Clark will live to regret this smart arse one liner which, probably, will be her epitaph.
'Here Lies Helen Elisabeth Clark Who Lived a Lie and Lied to Live Hater of Christians and Wrecker of Conventions'
It is useful to review the list of institutions she has wrecked:-
Television New Zealand
Our apolitical public service
New Zealand's electoral law and its associated conventions
The integrity of the police force
Labour's hold on the Maori vote
The New Zealand Labour Party
Readers are invited to add to the list via comments.
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