Rachel Stewart: Don’t feel sorry for farmers – NZ Herald

Rachel Stewart: Don’t feel sorry for farmers – NZ Herald

The urban/rural divide. Is it as wide and deep as the Grand Canyon? Or just a small hop across a watercress-filled ditch? Let’s explore.

Ten days to go and what does National do when they’re anxious about losing power? Why, play to their rural base of course.

There’s a theme, and a meme, emerging. It goes exactly like this: “This election there is a clear divide between those that want to work with farmers and those that want to punish them.”

By NZ Herald

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/opinion/news/article.cfm?c_id=466&objectid=11921404