Who’s fool­ing who?

Waikato Times - - Opinion -

I had to smile when read­ing David Colquhoun and Tony Mol­loy let­ters de­fend­ing the use of the word Nazi by Mr Fong in his lat­est anti-eu­thana­sia ram­ble.

Its use was to­tally in­tended of course. If he had told us that Ger­many once had a pol­icy al­low­ing the whole­sale mur­der of all mis­fits un­der the very con­ve­nient guise of eu­thana­sia it would not have had the im­pact on us that the highly sen­si­tive and emo­tive word Nazi has.

There was no ‘vol­un­tary’ or ’choice’ in that ex­am­ple Mr Fong. Maybe us proeuthana­sia pro­po­nents will next be hit with the ter­ri­fy­ing news that the Aztecs called their prac­tice of sac­ri­fi­cial vir­gins ‘eu­thana­sia’. Gosh.

Dave Cur­rie, Hamil­ton

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