US Secretary of State welcomed to New Zealand with ‘a display of middle fingers’


New Zealand is flush with fascinating birds, but perhaps Rex Tillerson didn’t expect to see this particular kind.

The visiting U.S. Secretary of State landed in the city of Wellington on Tuesday, and according to reports, there were plenty of middle fingers being flipped at the American motorcade.

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“I’ve been in motorcades for a couple of years now … I’ve never seen so many people flip the bird at an American motorcade as I saw today,” according to New York Times’ correspondent Gardiner Harris, who spoke to Stuff

US media travelling with Sec of State Rex Tillerson surprised by the number of people flipping the bird at his motorcade in Wellington.

— Tracy Watkins (@tracy_watkins) June 6, 2017 Read more…

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