We all know that teachers and principals are donkey deep with the Labour Party.
Here’s another example.
Farrar’s piece on ‘Tory charity’ reminded me that when John Key Launched his Food In Schools policy in 2007, it hit a snag. The school he selected for a donation said no. Wesley School Principal Rae Parkin said her kids were just fine thanks:
“This is embarrassing. I don’t want to end up with parents thinking I’m putting something in place because I don’t think they can feed their children. They can feed them.”
Fast-foward to 2012, and Labour announces a food in schools programme.
And guess what? Phil Goff doesn’t have any trouble getting co-operation from Wesley School and Rae Parkin when it’s in support of a Labour policy….or using kids for political gain again.
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