Little Geniuses: When some politicians are building walls, these kids are tearing them down video

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All it takes to change the world is one little genius. What do our little geniuses think about politics?

When the politicians are fighting for our vote, what about the young kids whose future we're deciding?

As this delightful video reveals, they won't be worrying the pollsters – their favourite politicians are Michelle Obama and Donald Trump, after all.

But they do reveal a surprising awareness of the challenges of political leadership: the tough decisions, the hard work and long hours, and having to tell people what to do.

Our panel of little geniuses discuss education, the environment, politics and the future. In partnership with Matilda, ...
JASON DORDAY / STUFF

Our panel of little geniuses discuss education, the environment, politics and the future. In partnership with Matilda, the Musical.

In partnership with Matilda, the Musical, we convened this panel of little geniuses to discover what they want from this year's election campaign.

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As one boy says, perhaps our leaders just need to get out there a bit more, to see how the other half live.

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"I'd be going round checking how the country has been, if there's been a place that's been really trashed," he says.

Another girl is succinct. She wishes the politicians will "all just be quiet".

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 - Stuff

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