I suspect I’m preaching to the converted, but in case his stance on smacking wasn’t enough to convince you to not vote for Colin Craig and the Conservative Party, I’ve found another one.
Stigma (Defn): a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person. “the stigma of mental disorder”
It seems that Colin Craig is quite happy to further stigmatise those who suffer from Mental Illness, by reasuring you he is most certainly not “loony” a “lunatic” “crazy”; or suffering from “insanity”.
Sensing a theme in the Conservative Party’s campaign literature. pic.twitter.com/R4LQRtyjDz
— Toby Manhire (@toby_etc) July 19, 2014
It is of course equally true that he is not a woman, not a Maori, not disabled, not an atheist, not homosexual, not Indian, not Asian, not an immigrant, not poor, not a beneficiary and not disabled.
It’s a shame not being something has become a qualification.