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October 21, 2021
Jacinda Arden appears to call New Zealand opposition leader a 'Karen' during debate

Jacinda Arden appears to call New Zealand opposition leader a ‘Karen’ during debate

A hate speech debate turned heated in New Zealand’s Parliament when Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern suggested the country’s opposition leader was a “Karen.” The insult, popularized last year by an internet meme, broadly refers to an entitled White woman who is unafraid to use her privilege to make unreasonable demands.