Disgusted at broken promise

LETTER

Mr Peters, I voted for you and your party because of your unequivocal, bottom-line promise to hold a referendum on the retention of the Maori seats. I have supported you for the past 15 years and regularly sent you letters of this support. You have broken that promise and betrayed the trust of a great many New Zealanders.

The integrity you have displayed with your “bottom line” confirms the observation of the noted American poet and satirist E.E. Cummings that: “A politician is an arse upon which everyone has sat except a man.” You also seem to confirm claims made by your most virulent critics. But, then, my opinion will not disturb you nor as it seems will the opinions of anyone else.

Disgustedly,

Bryan Johnson, Omokoroa

Mr Peters, I voted for you and your party because of your unequivocal, bottom-line promise to hold a referendum on the retention of the Maori seats. I have supported you for the past 15 years and regularly sent you letters of this support. You have broken that promise and betrayed the trust of a great many New Zealanders.

The integrity you have displayed with your “bottom line” confirms the observation of the noted American poet and satirist E.E. Cummings that: “A politician is an arse upon which everyone has sat except a man.” You also seem to confirm claims made by your most virulent critics. But, then, my opinion will not disturb you nor as it seems will the opinions of anyone else.

Disgustedly,

Bryan Johnson, Omokoroa

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