There’s nothing unusual about a bit of parent-child tension over cleaning a room.
It’s not unusual for discussions to deteriorate and for the child to have a tantrum.
It’s not unknown for the tantrum to result in the child throwing a plate.
It isn’t, however, so usual for the parents to then to call the police.
It’s even more unusual when the child in question is 28.
Andrew Mizak is an independent political consultant who lives with his parents but his father decided not to press charges in case it harmed his son’s political career.
The story has gone round the world – you can watch reports on YouTube .
It doesn’t say what Mizak’s political aspirations are, but he might have to grow up before he achieves them.
HatTip: The NZ Week