COMMENT:

Simon Bridges told us that the Prime Minister should not have said anything about Ihumātao. Putting a moratorium, he said, on any construction or work while an agreement was attempted was a foolish move. If Simon was Prime Minister he would never have become involved in the issue.

The laughable absurdity of that final conditional aside, Simon then went on to tell us that what needs to happen now is the Prime Minister needs to get involved. She needs to show "leadership" by getting involved. After having got involved when she should not have got involved, her involvement is

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