Watch this clip, starting at 45s for 15s. John Key on the impoverished Chatham Islands, holding a huge crayfish. He says ‘big as a horse, freshly cooked, $80 a kilo.’ He kisses the cray, then looks at the camera and says ‘jealous?’
Christ, what a cock. Those 270,000 kids aren’t jealous, arsehole. They’re hungry.
The fact he knows the price of cray off the top of his head but not how many Kiwis are unemployed tells you all you need to know.
As for helping the Chathams, Key found just $400,000 for social housing and made money for renewable electricity dependent on either seabed mining or asset sales. A little 3-year old boy had it right when Key asked him what he thought of his PR stunt – “it sucks” said the sprog.
PS. I couldn’t help but notice that 3news cut the worst part of Key’s behaviour from the 6pm version of the story.