Simon Bridges: West Side Tory

"'I could have, off my own bat, actively sought out Maori culture. I didn’t as a young man and now I am what I am.'
But what is that? One minute he’s the super-cool courtroom laywer who defeated Winston Peters in a 2008 landslide to take Tauranga and is now on the way to the top of the Tories. The next minute he’s blowing up on national television."