COMMENT:

John Tamihere has a certain appeal.

He's like Brexit or Trump or betting your last $10 at the casino. It's risky. Everyone says it'll be a disaster. But there's that niggling feeling that it might just be brilliant. Britain might prosper, Trump might solve the North Korea problem, that last $10 might just win back everything you've already lost.

JT's appeal is not about what he can offer Auckland. His ideas are too outlandish to believe. A super-sized double-decker Harbour Bridge. Setting up a homelessness helpline with the number 0800 JACINDA. Sacking all of Auckland Transport's board. Cancelling the

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