The Herald thought it appropriate to publish this vile little gem from Damien Grant yesterday.
In it Mr Grant lays out why you don’t give the low paid any quarter:
Economically, the unskilled are irrelevant. They are a commodity.
Only talent matters and a progressive tax system hurts the most productive members of the community.
Meanwhile in the world of irrelevant commodities:
A man died after he was crushed by falling clay as he was laying a drain at a housing development in South Auckland.
Philip Rimmer’s workmates scrambled with a digger and spades to try to dig him out, but could not save him.
A 30-year-old man died in Christchurch after he was crushed by a generator as it was being unloaded at the Hornby branch of TransDiesel.
On the OECD measure, New Zealand ranked just 21st of the 30 countries included and data showed at least one in five children lived in severe or significant hardship, while at least one in four children lived below the semi-official poverty line.
Apparently Mr Grant is a liquidator. How appropriate.