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Dazzling with Pom-poms; The Cheerleader PM
A sincere, likeable personality innocently struggling to lead, but lacking the key skills? Or cynically hawking a utopia she knows won’t happen tomorrow?In New Zealand, Prime Minister Ardern has garnered a popularity long missing from her Labour Party. Plainly, she commands handy qualities to have generated that appeal around her support base. … But … Read full text …
Ms Ardern’s “wellbeing budget” pays her $1.5 million personal income for a 3 yr term in office, disregarding allowances. Whose wellbeing? Big pay by world standards, greater than leaders of larger economies. How does this help Jacinda’s poor?
Free Expression; Keeping Speech Free
Would freedom be a world where public policy repressed debate on officially taboo subjects?… how could it be that in 2019, some propose this right should be limited? Read Full Text …
“Hate-speech” often originates from un-hateful speakers wrongfully accused; it is just that listeners might hate to hear the argument. https://wp.me/p51f0Y-3f
In a free society the audience can close the book or turn off the radio at any time they personally find words disagreeable. https://wp.me/p51f0Y-3f