Incite Politics

Bernard Hickey’s intergenerational nightmare

Bernard Hickey is doubling-down on his earlier efforts to foment intergenerational conflict. In his latest Newsroom article  he openly incites young voters to prise political power from the hands of their parents and use it to wipe hundreds-of-thousands of dollars off the value of their inheritance. Quite why the children of New Zealanders worth millions would vote to end the tax-free distribution of their parents’ wealth is something Hickey neglects to explain. He wants a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on the family home and he is counting on the younger generation to give it to him . . .

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