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JEHAN CASINADER: Politicians are the worst advertisement for democracy

Jehan Casinader
Sat, 11 Jul 2020

JEHAN CASINADER: Politicians are the worst advertisement for democracy
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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