Why we love Tonga, and hate England


As John Key might put it, New Zealanders are showing their ‘socialist streak’ by backing the ‘underdogs’ in each Rugby World Cup match. We have an affinity with the underdog, and this has translated, so far, to an instinctive mixing of sport and politics, whereby in Dunedin on Saturday, New Zealanders appeared to support the Argentina over England by a significant margin.

via NZ POLITICS DAILY: Why we love Tonga, and hate England | The National Business Review.