How to take a shot and come out on top
Let’s face it: the ‘dildo incident’ was always bound to make international headlines or media. It's not every day that a politician gets hit in the face with a sex toy.
Further, it's no surprise that Comedian John Oliver took a mighty swing at this event, but the curveball here is that Steven Joyce encouraged it via a Twitter request.
In considering this, it becomes evident that “bad press” is “good press”.
Yes, Steven Joyce allows himself to laugh and be laughed at. And while the situation may be viewed as embarrassing, people all over the world will be taking an interest in New Zealand and its politics ....