Put aside the fact that National has made good on its promise to recruit an additional 600 new police and the effect of that is already being felt where they are needed most in the Labour heartland of South Auckland.
All organisations manage their staff against approved ceilings. Under Labour the numbers of police quitting the force was at 6.2%. Under National that number has halved allowing the first intake of new trainee recruits to be put back to March. Just where is the shock horror?
The Veteran has been told that later today Phil Goff will announce he has it on good authority that the Jews killed Jesus Christ and that as John Key has Jewish ancestry he should front up and take his share of responsibility for that killing.