Turns out the overwhelming majority of voters, 87.6%, didn't agree with those who insisted the majority ofparents just want the freedom to beat their children.
Smacking is not beating. It never was. And people, those who count anyway, are intelligent enough not to buy the spin that it is.
They are also too intelligent not to buy the spin from an out-of-the-country Mr Key that this is a law change that needs to be changed back. Time to listen, John Boy. Time to listen.
- The Best Headline I’ve seen on the result is from Home Paddock:
- Best spin is by Sue Bradford:
- And the Best One-Liner is from Andy Moore, who asks at his Facebook page:
Should smacking Sue Bradford as part of good democracy be a criminal offence in NZ?