I’m not the only one who cares about democracy in New Zealand, and if anyone needed proof that today’s 20-somethings have their heads screwed on right, Mike Earley has blogged about the petition to the Governor-General to veto the bill where election-campaigning theft is legalized.
Mike’s blog shows the moment the petition reached 10,000 signatures (it’s in the 40,000 region now).
Still, if the bill gets through, I think I will be allowed to demand $2 million from the public chest for an election campaign and really outspend these bastards. If they deny me, then I will say, ‘Hang on, it’s legal. Your denying me: it’s not an Asian thing, is it? Come on, did Winston get to you?’ and create constitutional chaos that way, with that slight tinge of racism to make it all believable.
The petition can be found here. Posted by Jack Yan, 21:34
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