More proof that Cullenomics is unravelling, as despondency in the economy deepens as food and fuel prices rise, along with mortgages.
What have we got to show for nine years hard Liarbour?
Remeber, until a few months back, New Zealand was basking in the best global economic weather for many a year.
Yyet, incomes barely rose and where they did rise, Cullen grabbed much of the extra in tax.
David Farrar over at kiwiblog recently revealed how little wages had risen under Liarbour compared with former National governments.
Anyway, times are tough, the 'economic slide' continues.
I was listening to Kerre Woodham on Newztalk ZB last night and while Kerre admitted to 'knowing nothing about economics' seemed quite gloomy, along with her listeners, many of whom were planning to go to Australia.
I had just driven through the Waikato countryside, leaving Hamilton for Tauranga, which was a beautiful sight to behold as evening and night approached.
What a rural Arcadia we live in. Pity that Helengrad is wrecking it!