It was the morning after. I was in shock. Like so many others I think.
So many of us, we were hoping for so much, hoping for a change of government with the parties on the left having the ability to work together for better government – for the chance to clean up the rivers of Āotearoa – for the opportunity to rebuild a fairer society here, where our children do not go hungry in our resource-rich land – and to focus on developing a cleaner, greener, and smarter economy.
Yeah, ok, I get that I sound a bit like a Green Party Leaflet. And yes, I often write long sentences. If you are going to read my posts here, it is something to get used to.
So here we are, five days after Election Day and still I am struggling with how come so many other people voted for a corrupted right-wing government with a leader who has already been shown up as a liar. This is not the Aotearoa I thought I knew. This is not the Aotearoa I grew up with.
Thus I am blogging again – to communicate my horror – to explore this new reality.