Andrea Vance has an article on Stuff about the Forbidden subjects in New Zealand politics – euthanasia, gay adoption, and abortion rights.
These are three issues where I truly feel change is inevitable. We will have voluntary euthanasia, we will allow loving, committed couples who just happen to have similar sets of junk to adopt and raise kids, and we will, as god is my witness etc, have legal, safe, accessible abortion on demand in this damn country.
And I know that one day, I’m going to have to explain to my children or grandchildren that yes, Grandma Ranty can still remember when male political leaders got to dodge debates about pregnant people’s basic rights by shrugging and saying “Oh, I haven’t given it much thought.”
But right now, all I can do for those in Parliament who want to ignore these issues because Bob McCoskrie’s penis might get angry at them is remind them of this:
It gets worse.
|The Daily Show with Jon Stewart||Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c|
|It Gets Worse PSA|
It has been a bit of a last couple of days. Here’s some emotional release via videos.
I mean, would it kill me to be civil?
The classic It Gets Worse PSA (warning: autoplays) because really, who wants to be on the wrong side of history?
Jon Stewart should probably also watch his tone and ask Tucker Carlson nicely to have a sense of fucking integrity:
And now, let’s just thrash it out with one of the best theme tune covers of all time.