Paula Bennett and her latest 'we have to burn the child in poverty to save the child in poverty' policy
Ummmm - how will slashing benefits of parents who don't enroll their kids into early education programmes help those children? Have we really gotten to 'we have to burn the child in poverty to save the child in poverty' rationales have we?
Paula Bennett's latest round of bennie bashing by blaming the parents for child poverty is so 19th Century, that we would punish the child for the sins of the parent is medieval social policy.
The gleeful spite of this full blown beneficiary pogrom will doom an entire generation into long term poverty devoid of any hope because of a Great Recession none of them had any hand in making.
We've seen the social impacts of this before, during the Mother of all Budgets welfare cuts, our suicide rates tripled to the shameful OECD levels they are today, we know that when we push communities to the edge that there is a terrible social cost borne because we've lived out that history in the 1990's.
The Government are sowing poisoned fields while their Cabinet Ministers sleep on soft sheets. The 99% have never had so much reason to despise the 1% with as much contempt as the 1% practice upon the 99%.