Young Politician | Issue 04
Bayden Harris of Labour
John Key visited a few weeks back, and I took it upon myself (with a number of people) to make his day a little less enjoyable. We initiated a rowdy protest that followed him around Dunedin, drowning out speeches and making his most junior cabinet minister look like he was going to shed a tear, or six …
Once fellow hallers had got a sniff of what I did, I was bombarded with praise and a large consensus of approval for what I had done.
It became clear that younger people were paying attention to politics, and largely had a view that the status quo didn’t sit well with them. Whatever you think of John, I’m just glad I could impress hundreds of students in my first few weeks here.