Jami-Lee Ross, 28 – 17 = 2?

The German Chancellor, Angel Merkel, has visited the country today. There have been a number of posts by MPs about her visit. But one that jumped out was the post by Jami-Lee Ross, on Facebook:


And Twitter:


Now unless Jami-Lee Ross is 19, it is not possible for him to have been two last time a German Chancellor visited. The NZ Herald states that the last visit by a German Chancellor was in 1997:


This may seem a petty thing to pick up on, but it indicates that either Jami-Lee has used incorrect information that hasn’t been checked, or he is not able to do simple maths. Both of which are actions or abilities that are expected of MPs.