Tuesday, 02 May 2017 08:33

Oh dear

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The Hound despairs at the shallow, puddle-like pool of political talent this country puts up as members of Parliament.

A good case in point was on show at a recent South Canterbury Federated Farmers meeting where the agricultural spokespeople for the Greens and NZ First were guests. According to reports given to yours truly, both the Green’s Eugenie Sage and NZ First’s Richard Prosser were truly awful and appeared totally out of their depth and out of touch on most farming issues. As one wag told the Hound, “It really was a case of dumb and dumber on display.”

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