Jo Hayes…

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I am really not sure what to make of this tweet from Jo Hayes, so going to leave it here, without any real comment, just for posterity’s sake!

 

Jo Hayes Tweet

 

UPDATE:

Stuff have picked up on Jo Hayes tweet from this morning, and despite the headline, she is rather excited she made the news…

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And her explanation for it is:

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This view clashes with my thoughts on it that have evolved as I have thought about it during the day. A tweet like this is going to play well to a small subset of the National Party base, but for most people it is going to come across as sycophantic, with a serious lack of self awareness. So the potential upside for Jo Hayes was that it was going to play well with a small percentage of her small number of followers, with the down side, that has been realised, that it would be received badly by a number of people, and would then get picked up by the media. Meaning that it would be seen by a lot more people, the majority of whom would not receive it positively. Once again a back bench MP has failed to realise that the potential down side to being a smart arse on Twitter is significantly bigger than the potential up side… if there is one at all…

matthew