Interesting concept of political accessibility

NZ First MP Asenati Lole-Taylor has tweeted an interesting take on being accessible as a politician.

After blocking 37 people, I got 44 new followers-really great. Politicians can be accessible if people exercise some respect and fairness.

There may be valid reasons for blocking people, but 37 is a lot of blocking.

There’s a real risk here of being seen as selecting your audience so you only hear what you want to hear.

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  1. True. I believe you can choose to ignore insults and leave them unblocked – that way others will see what insulting language is there – maybe the good followers will in turn, stand up for who they’re following.

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