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‘Nothing is harder than having true empathy for others’ – Clarke Gayford’s tribute to Jacinda Ardern

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It was Ardern’s final day as PM following the shock announcement last week that she was quitting.

Clarke Gayford’s tribute

In the last few days I heard words of a respected Maori elder reflecting on the acknowledgment we should be having at the progress NZ had collectively made in the last few years towards a more inclusive society. When asked how they saw that given some of the discourse we’ve seen in ugly places online and via a certain type of public commentator, their response was simply:

“When you pull the plug on the bath, it’s always the last dregs that are the noisiest.”

His comments sit in a sea of the most incredible outpouring of thanks and respect I’ve witnessed first hand over the last few days, from spontaneous tears of strangers in airports, to correspondence staff talking about unprecedented inbox’s full of overwhelmingly positive messages.

There is a saying that nothing is harder than having true empathy for others, because empathy requires you to understand life from someone else’s perspective, to suspend your own ego, to walk in different shoes and see through another’s eyes.

I’ve also learnt that in politics while it might be easier to take the sugar hit path of popularity through division and hate and avoiding unpopular but necessary decisions, there is a better much tougher way of governing in empathy that plants many quiet trees for us all to enjoy the shade of for lots of good years to come.

I’m still not sure how I managed to hitch a front row seat in all of this but I remain as always; in awe, in love, relieved, exhausted and so incredibly proud of Neve’s mums superhuman efforts.

First Bloke out.

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  1. “When you pull the plug on the bath, it’s always the last dregs that are the noisiest.”

    As long as your Mrs finally goes down the drain, that’s all I care about bro.

    Also, GFY 😉🖕

    • Yeap down the drain they go, bye bye.

      Still remember that stare right down the camera he gave on election night when defeat looked apparant. It was a look of despise. Utter contempt.You ain’t a nice bloke Gayford. GFY 😏🔦

      • “There is a saying that nothing is harder than having true empathy for others, because empathy requires you to understand life from someone else’s perspective, to suspend your own ego, to walk in different shoes and see through another’s eyes”. Hey Clarky, why don’t you read this out to your missus? Did someone write this for you?

  2. Does he not yet reailse that the high priestess is no longer the subject of adoration of her cult, but has been replaced with a mere very pale male ?
    He, if anyone, must know that narcissists do not do empathy, and he seems to be making a whole lot of noise as he goes down the drain.
    Maybe the first bloke out is indulging in far too much of his sponsors products. Whatever he is on, I do not want any.

  3. All those who didn’t want a vaccine [which will complete clinical trials sometime this year] didn’t get an ounce of sympathy from Ardern. However, they could have got an ounce of Peruvian marching powder from Gayford.

  4. ‘His comments sit in a sea of the most incredible outpouring of thanks that the hag resigned and no respect that she ran away I’ve witnessed first hand over the last few days, from spontaneous tears of joy strangers in airports, to correspondence staff talking about unprecedented inbox’s full of overwhelmingly positive messages that hope may return to New Zealand’

  5. The Maori you talk about Gaylord, are the ones the horse that you ride has bribed for their support. And she’s killed many with her type of kindness. You hitched a front seat in all of this because the horse your hitched to saved your arse snow king! “ in awe in love “ with who? The nanny. Go hard on the booger sugar Clarkey, tho maybe a good idea to give your fellow speedsters the heads up that your mrs can’t bail them or you out any longer. We are jubilant that she’s gone and nothing will stop the tsunami of truth now, all your sins will find you out. Over and out jacindas snow king, nanny shagging, second rate boy.😵‍💫

    • Yeah like the 600K they bribed the Murupara community with and the Ute to raffle in exchange for getting the vaccine. Then there were the UE booms, TVs, IPhones, KFC and Pak n Save vouchers.

      Absolutely F******G disgusting. Imagine how much money was doled out to other people…didn’t A certain high profile Maori up norths brother come out and say his brother was a paid off sell out to his people? Just another example.

      Yeah the bribes using other taxpayers money is disgusting.

      Rot in hell Clarke with your Mrs. don’t expect a free pass from us or anywhere else in the world. Everyone knows who your Mrs is. EVERYONE.

      • Bribed ? what about the massive payouts in hush money ? up to 450k in some instances to silence the parents of children who died from the jab ? I hope the parents understand that by accepting any monies that they have also become part of the Infanticide Genocide. There is one thing to take away from Jab sin dahs resignation is that Clarke, a naive little country boy, wont have Prime Ministerial power to keep his dumb self out of jail anymore. He will have to keep his nose clean from now on perhaps get off the weed and crap and go fishing.

  6. Gunna suck for you now Clarke. You’ll have to reign in your extra curricular activities, pretend to be a doting fiancé now that phar lap has returned to the stall. Ahhhh yes the dregs of society have finally left the building, NZ take a deep breath, remove the cotton wool from your bleeding ears, the labor liar, your single source of truth is no more.

  7. There’s a program on the History channel called “Hitlers Most Wanted” She needs to be added to the list for the pure evil she inflicted on New Zealand and its people – and all those who benefited from her regime. As someone said to me today – the whole fabric of NZ has been torn apart and it is going to take generations to put it back to what it was – if ever. This says it all

    ON CREATING TWO CLASSES OF PEOPLE……
    “That is what it is – so, yep, yep”
    Jacinda Ardern

    Her defence will be “I was just taking orders (from WEF)” Where have we heard that before.

    • I just had the reply to this comment as it seems quite pertinent now. In WW2 “the science” (the Nazi doctors) determined that the Jews were the Untermensch and then they were degraded, starved and murdered because of the “science”, at least that was the excuse.

      What I have observed about what is going on now is that the unvaccinated are made to feel like they are the Untermensch – you cannot go to a restaurant / cinema / theatre and so on – and are treated and made to feel like second class citizens. However, it is the vaccinated that are really the Untermensch because they have been tricked and / or coerced to take a so-called vaccine that may or may not maim or kill them, in the same way that the Jews were tricked into taking showers and were then cremated.

      These evil people hate us all.

  8. No Clarke, you’re the dregs, as is your Mrs. you make a great pair. Clearly both of you have a poor understanding of what the word empathy actually means and involves.

    New Zealand hasn’t progressed anywhere, we are not more inclusive. The truth of the matter is this country is in 4 times more debt than it was 2 years ago and we have nothing to show for it except a whole lot of potholes, high cost of living, a divided society and a bunch of over paid bureaucrats and media who achieve absolutely nothing worthy of mentioning.

    Watch that septum bud and you are welcome to ‘neves mum’ because apart from a few police checked rent a crowd fans and fellow useful idiots, everyone else out here in the real world in the regions, absolutely HATE her and what she has done to this once fine country of New Zealand. You both need to just P off and STFU and get out of our way while we try and put this place back together. Don’t let the door hit you on the way out.

    • Absolutely agree with almost everything you said apart from ‘just piss off….”. No Jabsinister and her cohorts needed to be prosecuted and thrown in the slammer for good. They have committed the most horrendous crime against humanity on trustworthy NZders.

  9. Wow, hilarious. There’s simply no level of depravity that these lying crackhead communist narcissists won’t stoop to.

    Their corrupt unrelenting gaslighting and Orwellian doublespeak is simply off the scale.

  10. Well, Clarky if you weren’t in jail before (there was a rumour) then you should certainly be locked up now for causing such widespread sickness by your comment..! The run on sickie bags has been noticed prompting many stores to restock. 🤮🤮🤮

  11. Orwellian doublespeak.

    War is peace.
    Freedom is slavery.
    Ignorance is strength.

    And according to Mr Gayford.

    Cruelty is “empathy”.

  12. The delusional narcissism, passive-aggressive rancor and hypocrisy are beyond belief !!!!!
    Strip of New Zealand Citizenship ASAP and send them to China or the Jewish-Zionist-run Ukraine!

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