This YouTube vlog I have named May 25th 2020 because an event in New Zealand certainly connects it to other events world-wide. It was a memorable event in my own life, and I expect in many others, and began when I was watching a live television programme on the same date in New Zealand. It was on TV1, on Q+A with Jack Tame, being an interview of a Mr. Todd Muller, the new opposition party (National Party) leader in New Zealand.
After what I had thought a severe, relentless hammering, Mr Muller was asked by the interviewer, …”No one in your top twelve is Maori. Why is that?”, in a very accusing manner. And to me, it just stank of racism and other things, and I found it very awkward to handle. I am sure when people wake up and look back, they will see the enormity of how low and ill-mannered this type of interview has stooped, and maybe even feel embarrassed to what degree we had become acceptable of it.Continue reading