Keep writing, I say, stuff the critics! Keep going - under a pseudonym if necessary - on blogs, chat rooms, mail lists, where ever. Charge on in the war of ideas against the loons. No retreat, no surrender.
Gratuitous Royalty Fluff Piece: WaPo ditz, Tina Brown fawns as Chuck & Camilla do NYC. Riveting and Important... NOT! Pay attention anyway, he may one day be YOUR King!
Unless, of course, the Republicans have their say. Right now, what matters is equal rights. Eschewing royalty and Maori separatism, Kerry Bevin boldly proclaims:
"Once we have adopted the Constitution, a Republic of New Zealand Party Government will remove all institutions based on race including the Maori seats."No mention of the not insignificant matter of having to actually win an election first.
Ne'er a day passes without the Herald's Speciality. Part-time police horror reporter, Si O'Rourke, bemoans cops 'too busy' to investigate boy-racer punk whose cherished vehicle was interfered with. Poor little petrol-head! My left-wing heart bleeds profusely. ALSO: Shocking case of Akld couple who called police only to find they didn't Arrive Immediately to investigate complaint.
But good news that Pania swims back home. She probably figured with Labour gone from the Napier seat it was safe to return.
"She's got a couple of scratches and bumps but is basically okay"I guess Russell Fairbrother didn't go quietly, after all.