If Helen Clark is going to keep firing broadsides at John Key, she really should make sure she has the firepower. It looks to me that so far her cannon balls aren't causing too much damage.
Meanwhile Key is looking more like a leader in waiting.
And Cullen continues to blow plenty of smoke but no cannon balls
Finance Minister Michael Cullen yesterday urged people not to "talk themselves into a recession" and said there had not been anything surprising in the Treasury report.
"We're talking about an economy that's running pretty flat," he told reporters.
Next he'll be telling us that a flat tyre is still fine to drive on because its only flat on the bottom.