Saturday, July 22, 2017

NZ political fun

The Tweet above features an altered campaign sign for the NZ National Party, the current party of government. Their slogan is among the most boring campaign slogans I’ve even seen, and people on social media are rightly mocking it.

We’ll see more mockery in the weeks ahead, probably directed at all parties, but National deserves it for this sign, not just because it’s so boring, but also, and especially, because it’s not truthful. New Zealand is going in completely the wrong direction under National, which has become tired and complacent after nine long years in government. It’s time to change the government. I'll be talking more about why that is over the coming weeks.

Here’s the original, unaltered sign:

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