Dunno what planet Hone Harawira is inhabiting these days.
He was away out of line in labelling Don Brash a racist
Brash’s concern essentially is that the Maori Party – and Hone’s new party – want to create a privileged group of New Zealanders.
“I want all New Zealanders to have exactly the same rights under the law. He [Hone] wants to give a preference to Maori.”
Today Alf has read that the stroppy Mana Party leader is describing Osama bin Laden as “a man who fought for the rights, the land and the freedom of his people”.
Well, not exactly.
Osama wanted to deprive a lot of people of their rights by subjugating them to Sharia law.
And what people, pray, was he fighting for?
Not the ones who are fighting and giving their own lives – not someone else’s – for democracy in countries like Libya, Syria, Yemen and Egypt.