As predicted by Adolf, PM John Key has announced National will support John Bascowan's bill to neuter the anti smacking legislation.
In an agonized howl of Marxist agony, Sue Bradford describes the decision as 'unbelievable' and the measure as 'very dangerous and to be opposed at all costs.'
Somehow her earlier comment "NOW THE CHILDREN WILL BE SAFE" doesn't seem to help her credibility with some two children per week bashed to death since she uttered her unbelievably dangerous and vacuous words.
Update: This is bizarre. The news item to which I'm linked originally appeared before 2.00 pm. Half an hour later, in question time, John Key advised the decision on the bill would be announced at 4.30. No other media are carrying the story.
Update 1645: Take your pick. Newstalk reports National will NOT support the bill.
An ambo writes
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