Recall the news item a few months back of the arrest of six men who were planning to kidnap the Michigan State governor. Their motive; to make a symbolic gesture as they were upset at the covid inspired restraints.
The first of them appeared in court recently and copped a six year prison sentence.
A few weeks back a loser appeared in court charged with threatening to kill a National MP. He was given six months home detention.
This is madness. Legal practitioners tell me this is in response to the government urging courts to go soft on maori and Islander offenders, God knows why. The offender was Samoan.
If that’s the case it’s yet another illustration of the government’s naivety about life’s realities to add to a lengthy list.