- Do you feel slightly uneasy when you see and hear what going on in Whanganui?
- Does it make you uneasy when you continually hear a criminal referred to as a ‘beast?’
- Do you feel there’s a touch of hysteria loose in our green and pleasant land?
I do. The toughest question is, of course: “How would you like someone like this living near your children?
I can’t honestly say I would like it. But I also feel compelled to say: “We live in a decent society where every person — yes, even Stewart Murray Wilson — has human rights.
And these rights may include the right to return to the human community outside a prison — with stringent conditions — after a sen tence has been served.
I’d rather this that face the prospect of mob justice dictating what happens in this land of ours. It’s not a pretty sight.