ACT leader David Seymour's bold fashion throwback – Newshub

He is large a fan of 90s financial reforms - and 90s hair. Credit: Frontier Centre

David Seymour. ACT leader. Libertarian. 90s hair fanatic.

Whereas free-market insurance policies had been all the trend in NZ's early 1990s, Mr Seymour appears to have absorbed extra than simply his financial beliefs from that period.

Whereas working for Canada's Frontier Centre for Public Coverage, Mr Seymour took his recent-face and flowing locks to YouTube to clarify his views.

The video exhibits a shiny-eyed and bushy-haired younger man speaking about the advantages of the capitalist system - full with a retro haircut.

Maybe the sufferer of a socialist hairdressing system, Mr Seymour expounded upon subjects such because the disadvantages of unions, and the perils of taxation.

Solely months after capturing these movies, Mr Seymour would return to New Zealand, the place he would use his skills as a ministerial advisor, guaranteeing the event and implementation of the partnership faculty coverage fitted the Minister's intentions.

He would comply with this by standing and profitable as ACT's candidate for Epsom.

However this would not be the final New Zealanders noticed of Mr Seymour's thrifty manufacturing values.

In 2014, he unleashed an unintentionally hilarious "get to know me video" on YouTube, with sluggish zooms, a number of places and digicam turns are all utilized in extra.

"The factor about making a video that will go viral is that you do not know you are doing it till it is too late," Mr Seymour says.

How true.

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