As an avid reader of the Rotorua Daily Post I am struck by the irony of Monday's content.

I speak of huge profits made by the local Airbnb community (News, June 24); which ironically deprives homeless people being able to rent the houses, many of whom, as I muse, are housed in expensive motels.

Are tourists depriving our homeless of housing?

Should motel operators not let potential out-of-town customers know that they will be accommodated with our homeless?

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Then there is the irony of our very own scary local politicians riding the "climate change scare wagon" while pondering

Gun buy-back

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