They say pattern recognition is a vital part of healthy cognitive function. I wonder it Sharples sees this one:
Every time an issue the Maori Party cares deeply about comes up, Key makes soothing noises. Promises they’ll get what they want. Then when crunch time comes, he screws them.
Not to mention the numerous times that the Maori Party has simply sold out to the Nats, rather than stand for their principles (refusing to back entrenchment of the Maori seats, voting for tax cuts for the rich)
The only things Key hasn’t screwed them on yet are the foreshore and seabed. Oh, and that flag they’ll get to fly on a bridge one day a year. Plenty of time for that though.
Fool me once, shame one you. Fool me five, six, seven times….
Guess Harawira had it right all along: