Legacy Media Weeps Over Authoritarian Jacinda Ardern’s Departure
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- In Bloomberg, Andreea Papuc wrote, “Ardern achieved rock-star status after she became the world’s youngest female leader at 37.” Papuc also praised Ardern for gun-control efforts while opining, “The pandemic tested her mettle, but she was credited with keeping the virus at bay with one of the world’s strictest lockdowns.”
- Of course, Ardern also advised Aucklanders to avoid talking to their neighbors altogether and implemented a nationwide lockdown in August 2021 over a single man being diagnosed with the virus.
- Per The Washington Post, however, Ardern should be remembered for her “empathetic leadership style” and for being “seen by many liberals as a young, center-left antidote to populist politics elsewhere.”
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