JEHAN CASINADER: Politicians are the worst advertisement for democracy

Jehan Casinader
Sat, 11 Jul 2020

Jehan Casinader
Sat, 11 Jul 2020
In Wellington, when it rains, it pours.In recent weeks, there has been a steady stream of political scandals. Blunders, sagas, hiccups and missteps – too many to count.These events remind us why so many New Zealanders struggle to trust our politicians – the people who are meant to lead and serve us.This week, National MP Hamish Walker resigned, after a messy scrap over the leak of confidential details about covid-19 patients. When Walker fessed up, his leader, Todd Muller, attempted to distance himself, claiming Walker had gone...
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