Jacinda Ardern careful to avoid blaming Donald Trump for ‘challenging the rules’ The Opposition leader says he can’t understand why Jacinda Ardern won’t back the new drug war, calling it puzzling.
Making hardened criminals out of using minor substances most are no worse then coffee or alcohol. Why with all the research and other shit would you want a new war on drugs? Decriminalize most drugs and treat them like alcohol however have the government produce and supply to stop it …
Top responsesOf course he does.168 votesSimon Bridges doesn’t realise he’s Ted Cruz.119 votesSimon Bridges never met a bad take he didn’t immediately fall head over heels in love with.99 votesThe USA needs the war on drugs. How else to the private prisons make a living? How do the law enforcement departments keep their high budgets and excuse for … read more50 votesSo he was praising Ardern last week then?25 votesSimon here, still stuck in the 50s. Why wouldn’t the same failed war work this time!48 votesSee all
Simon Bridges backs Donald Trump’s new War on Drugs In my address I made the following comments: «Last year at CND 58, I spoke of the importance of three fundamental pillars of drug policy
RNZ yesterday quoted criticism from Simon Bridges in Jacinda Ardern rejects Trump’s call for war on drugs. National leader Simon Bridges said a government led by him would sign up to the US document.
New Zealand will not be signing the United States’ document calling for global action on the war on drugs, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
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Simon Bridges says National would be an ally in Donald Trump’s War on Drugs. At least 124 countries have signed on to the President’s ‘Global Call to Action on the World Drug Problem’, which Mr Trump is promoting at the UN this week, but New Zealand has said no.
Now the bipartisan focus on drugs as a health issue seems to have been tossed aside by Simon Bridges’ party as a political inconvenience, writes Peter Dunne in backing Trump’s ‘war on