New Zealand politicians are split on the prospect of Britain leaving the EU.
Act – NZ First and the Maori Party prefer a Brexit but National – Labour – the Greens – United Future want Britain to remain in the union.
United Future leader Peter Dunne said he was strongly in favour of the ‘remain’ camp and said New Zealand would be ‘caught in the crossfire’ of a Brexit.
(ed:..bloody hell..!..i loathe dunne so much – his support for remain has me questioning my support for remain..aarrgghh!!…)
After taking a surprise lead in polls a week ago enthusiasm for the leave vote has slipped ahead of tomorrow’s referendum.
NZ First leader Winston Peters attributed that change to the murder of British Labour MP Jo Cox.
He said a Brexit was ‘our best chance to reverse the steady loss of access rights Kiwis have in the UK’.
(ed:..really..?..and that’s it..?..a faint chance of longer visas..?..this populist-longbow is all ya got..?..)
‘Leave is our best bet to make the Commonwealth and the institutions we share strong and enduring’.
(ed:..and that one deserves a special honking-bullshit-award..eh..?..what feckin’ utter drivel this man spouts..and it was no doubt said in thundering-tones and with darting-eyes..eh..?..heh..!..
.and has anyone else noticed how that faux-nationalism-sash peters has worn/riffed on for so long is looking decidedly faded/shabby and frayed at the fringes..?
..it’s way past time that one was folded up and put away..eh..?
..maybe even thrown away…?
..it does get so tiresome how peters can be sorta ok for awhile – and you start to think ‘maybe a coalition partner?’…
..then he has one of his farage-attacks – and spouts self-interested/nationalistic-shite..like the above..
..and then ya just shake yer head..and wonder..
..and try to wish him away..)