Miranda Devine – Daily Telegraph – Sydney – has at Jacinda Ardern

The Inquiring Mind

Miranda Devine, writing in the Sydney Daily Telegraph

is not impressed by MS Ardern:-

NEW Zealand’s new Labour PM Jacinda Ardern has a hide.Her repeated offers to take some of the asylum seekers now causing trouble on Manus Island is just naive virtue-signalling.Ardern should know that her meddling runs the risk of putting what Indonesia calls the “sugar” back on the table for people smugglers.

The last time a Labor leader did that in Australia, 1200 people drowned at sea, and we are still dealing with the backlog of 50,000 unauthorised arrivals. The problems on Manus Island are the legacy of Kevin Rudd’s virtue signalling. We don’t need a Kiwi version of Rudd.

Already leaked intelligence reports from Australia reportedly show that four boatloads of asylum seekers were intercepted trying to reach New Zealand, citing the new Ardern government as a more “friendly” lure.

Ardern is sending a message to…

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at https://utopiayouarestandinginit.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/why-call-my-blog-utopia-you-are-standing-in-it/

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