A tale of two election losses

How sad that defeated New Zealand Prime Minister, Helen Clark, could not accept her loss graciously. She spat out the sour grapes when she spoke about the new Prime Minister, John Key. He, on the other hand, displayed courtesy by paying tribute to Clark.

I can’t understand what Clark stands to gain by being nasty about her defeat. Compare that attitude with the gracious way that John McCain took the blame on himself for not winning the U.S presidential election. It says a lot about the man.

I was in New Zealand in March and everyone I spoke with told me how much they can’t stand Clark and can’t wait to vote her out.

It’s a wise person who knows how to win but an equally wise person who can accept defeat graciously.

So long Helen!


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