All about context

The left-wing have got themselves all outraged because John Key correctly called them out for being crim hugging apologists.

But their outrage and offence was somewhat misguided when you understand the context rather than the loud outrage that followed.

When you see the context you will see why the left-wing will never get an apology from John Key and nor should they.

The comment John Key made in Parliament yesterday about rapists and child molesters has been taken out of context to make it sound worse than it was.

This post is not written to debate the rights or wrongs of the comment, but to point out what it actually meant in context. I was in the public gallery at the time.

The Prime Minister was asked what the Government was doing for the detainees. His response what that the best support was to get them back to NZ while awaiting their appeals. He added that it would take longer for some like rapists and murderers because he wanted to make sure that other New Zealanders on the same commercial flights as them were safe. That would take more time and could involve other options like chartering planes.   

When this explanation was dismissed by opposition MPs, he said something like, “You can support the rapists and murderers, but I’m more concerned with the safety of other New Zealanders when they are coming home.”

In that context, it’s more understandable why he made the comment. He wasn’t talking about rapists and murderers generally, but only those who could potentially be a threat to other travellers. You would think that’s a sensible response, but judging by the response to his reasoning for the delays, Labour appeared to disagree with it. That led to his comment. This context has been left out of many media reports.

Because the Media Party were complicit in organising the outrage. It didn’t suit their narrative to have to put things in context…and you can see that today with Audrey Young demanding apologies and suggesting that John Key has lost the women’s vote….all because a few luvvies got outraged.

Context is everything and this shows yet again how out of touch the wimmin of the left are.

Check out the Hansard, and wonder no more at the inherent dishonesty of the left-wing.


– Mediatrainingnz

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.