Great letter Terry

Dear Editor

Re: An open letter to Members of Parliament 

You have absolutely nailed it on the head, Terry Dunleavy. 

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The P.M. and Passport Chief have got it wrong.

They have undermined the mamalu that goes with the Head of State title regardless of whether a servant is active or retired. 

The decision seems to have made with vindictive protectiveness and on a personal level rather than a diplomatic consideration of what the title “Head of State” means and the mana it carries not only in Samoa but the international community. 

I am glad to hear it from an outsider than Samoa’s own “high and mighty” shallow views.

 

V. Niu

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