Friday, 08 February 2019 17:01

Pot, kettle

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On the topic of hypocrites, your old mate cannot believe the gall of former Green Party leader and current head of environmental activist group Greenpeace NZ ‘Red Rusty’ Russel Norman.

Recently, Norman was asked by mainstream media to comment on claims that some farmers were escaping prosecution by regional councils for breaches of regulations. “Farmers are breaking the law without consequences,” Red Rusty was quoted as saying. However, this old mutt notes these same media types did not question Norman about certain environmental activists who break maritime laws and put at risk workers’ lives during protests against legal offshore oil exploration, and then they get let off prosecution or fines. 

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