Wednesday, 03 August 2022 11:55

Riding shotgun!

Written by  The Hound

OPINION: Your old mate reckons the farmer protests recently held in Holland makes the chaps at Groundswell look like saints.

In early July, Dutch farmers took to the highways and byways around Holland, blocking supermarkets, distribution centres and roads in response to its government's plans to cut nitrogen emissions.

It even led to police firing shots at the tractor-riding farmers.

Dutch farmers were protesting plans to slash fertiliser use and reduce livestock numbers, which may force some farms to shut down (sound familiar?).

The Dutch government says it wants to reduce livestock emissions of nitrogen oxide and ammonia by 2030 by 70% in some areas.

Imagine how the bedwetters - lefty, social media supporters of our govt - would have reacted if this protest had happened here.

They got their knickers in a twist over a couple of signs criticising the PM!

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