If we are to believe the papers, the radio and television news, New Zealanders live in a perpetual state of outrage.
Once again this illustrates just how liberal-tolerance has been embraced by nearly all of the political class. Witness the sorry state that Labour’s David Shearer got himself into by his less than equivocal criticism.
The backlash against Richard Prosser’s bizarre statements has been so incredibly strong there is a sense of MPs actually revelling in their condemnation.
Drop by any pub any night for first-hand experience of typical “hate” conversation.
"As a North American I have been absolutely amazed by the rampant racism to all things non-Kiwi here."
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