The new Police Association President, Chris Cahill who bears an astonishing resemblance to an under‑nourished turnip, may well be one given his latest utterance. Brace yourself.
“The last thing New Zealand needs,” he wrote in a press release, “is politicians ignoring the role firearms play in mass shootings”.
Well that’s certainly a revelation I’ll bet you didn’t know.
As it transpired while I was writing this, Police Minister Stu Nash phoned to invite me to dinner.
“I’ve just read the most alarming claim,” I said to him. “According to the Police Trade Union boss, firearms play a role in mass shootings. Did you know that?” “Sounds like utter nonsense to me,” Stu replied.