Politics makes strange bedfellows, the saying goes. How the Nats plan to keep the Maori Party and this neo-fascist happily in the same bed is not immediately obvious; I'll watch with interest.
"We've got too hung up on people's rights." says Mr Garrett - who then says that he's defending victims' rights.
Let's do away with defence lawyers, legal aid, and freedom of the press while we're at it. Wouldn't life be simpler and more efficient without fair trade, environmental, and workers' rights legislation as well? I bet Mr Garrett could come up with a Final Solution for South Auckland's Polynesian youth gangs - and he'd look very dashing in a brown uniform.