Women of #nzpol Twitter roundup: Chris Brown’s tour

The “Women of #nzpol Twitter roundup” is brought to you in the interests of amplifying women’s voices in the political debate and also because:

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Yesterday’s roundup went well, so here’s another. The plan is to not always cover “women’s issues” with these – women are experts on far more than “just” that – but I play the hand I’m dealt …

There was the news:


And the response was complex. Some talked about the violence:

Some talked about race:


Some talked about forgiveness and redemption:

And some pointed out our own track record as a country:


And let’s not forget, in amongst the “but that was ages ago” rhetoric of Brown’s supporters: