Both women presided over huge transfers of wealth to the already privileged from the dispossed and poor.
In Thatcher’s case this is what the Tories wanted.
In Jacinda Ardern’s case, this is not what she aimed for or wanted. Remember the ‘Be Kind’ message?
But her refusal to implement a capital gains tax, and Labour’s inept
failure on housing, have meant that those with property have amassed wealth while paying little tax,
Those who rent their homes have lost out.
At the same time, the Labour Government has allowecd inflation to zoom.
And who does this hit the hardest? You’ve guessed it — the poorest in society.