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10:22 am, November 15th, 2015 - 24 comments
Categories: accountability, human rights, humour, International, leadership - Tags: christmas island, david slack, human rights, judged on their record
David Slack is on fire this morning with his take on our craven human rights record – in the form of imagined NCEA questions:
David Slack: You have two hours, starting… Now
Using the words ‘craven’, ‘supine’ and ‘cynical’, analyse how New Zealand raises human rights issues with Saudi Arabia and Australia.
The attached piece of writing is the transcript of a press conference given by a New Zealand prime minister.
Find three examples of evasion.
Find three examples of dissembling.
Find three examples of a non sequitur.
Calculate the percentage of the press conference that is complete bollocks. You may use these two Australian 50 cent coins to help you.
Go read the full piece on Stuff for the rest. As usual satirists / cartoonists are doing the best political commentary in NZ…