Barry Soper: What was Simon O’Connor thinking? – NZ Herald

Barry Soper: What was Simon O’Connor thinking? – NZ Herald

It shouldn’t really come as any surprise when you’re forced to cringe when morality and politics morph, producing a toxic misrepresentation of meaning.

And for that matter when political point-scoring produces unbecoming hubris, and there have been a number of examples of that during this election campaign.

What was Simon Bridges’ new brother-in-law, National’s Tamaki MP Simon O’Connor, thinking after seeing Jacinda Ardern on telly on the brink of tears after viewing the 600 pairs of shoes on Parliament’s front lawn to commemorate World Suicide Prevention Day?

By NZ Herald

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