Keith Locke reckons we should establish dialogue with a bunch of ranting, stone age killers.
I’m not kidding.
This is the same guy who thought Pol Pot was just misunderstood…and who jumped for joy when planes flew into the World Trade Centre during 9/11.
In April 1975 Locke wrote a lead article for ‘Socialist Action’ under the banner heading: “Cambodia Liberated: Victory For Humanity” The “liberators” were of course the Khmer Rouge led by the infamous Pol Pot.
When I first saw the planes fly into the towers I jumped for joy, I was so happy that at long last capitalism was under attack. Until, it suddenly dawned on me, what about all those poor pizza delivery boys, those poor firemen, those poor policemen, those poor lift-operators, all those poor cleaners, all those other poor workers who are forced to work for and were trying to save those greedy and horrible capitalists!? My heart and head was so confused – happy that some capitalists had been killed and very, very sad for all those who had died while working for them.
So excuse me if I don’t just scream at the NZ Herald for giving this guy a platform. On the plus side it is a shrinking platform.Â Read more »