The new National Party
leadership of Todd Muller and Nikki Kaye has been roundly criticised, nay
condemned, even attacked, for apparently not having sufficient “diversity” on
their revised front bench.
This follows the replacement of Simon Bridges and
Paula Bennett, both, in my view, very able and sincere politicians (yes, some
actually are). Both can and do claim significant Maori descent, but at one
point were criticised by our pathetic media and other no-hopers, for “not being
Apart from not being
sufficiently ethnic, these very able people have been the victims of cruel
social media attacks (perhaps initiated by their political opponents) and
biased, leftist, journalists who continually slag the Opposition.
And now the irony of
all ironies, we have the media complaining that Paula Bennett’s retirement from
Parliament symbolizes a deliberate negation of diversity!
Hold on, you cannot
have it both ways.