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Letter to the editor – The New Vietnam; who is first?

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Frank Macskasy - letters to the editor - Frankly Speaking

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from: Frank Macskasy <fmacskasy@gmail.com>
to: Listener <letters@listener.co.nz>
date: Thu, Oct 16, 2014
subject: Letters to the editor

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The editor
The Listener
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Our esteemed Prime Minister seems very keen and eager to show our American cuzzies that we can contribute to the war in the Middle East.

In which case, if we are going to put “boots on the ground” in Iraq or Syria, who will be filling those boots?

Will it be the sons and daughters of National Ministers?

And when the first coffins start returning home, will Mr Key be on the tarmac, seeing them unloaded?

Or will he be “otherwise engaged”, watching his son play baseball in the US?

 

-Frank Macskasy

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[address & phone number supplied]

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References

Radio NZ:  PM’s assurances over US meeting questioned

TVNZ News: Slain soldier criticised Key for missing troops’ funeral


 

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  1. Deborah Kean
    17 October 2014 at 3:01 pm

    I wonder if that will be pubbed? I suspect not..
    Deb 😦

    • 17 October 2014 at 9:04 pm

      Debs, I’d put money on it that it will never see the light of day in the DomPost. To date, it hasn’t been published…

      • Deb Kean
        17 October 2014 at 9:27 pm

        Sadly predictable.

  2. Moa Hunter
    19 October 2014 at 5:55 am

    Key send his own son into a battlezone? Yeah, right. That’ll fucken never happen. That’s only for kids from poor working class families who have no other life options.

  1. 2 March 2015 at 8:01 am

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