U-turn on mining in national parks
becoming concerned at the Government's sensitivity to popularity
had also failed to make any bold cost-cutting moves,
such as ... adjusting ... Working for Families or KiwiSaver
next issue on the horizon was cuts to police pay, but the police union would look at the education experience and know if it "acted with firmness and resolve" it could also achieve a backdown
the backdown would haunt the Government
bowing to public pressure was a sign of weakness
National proves it is unfit to govern. But then that's what you get with fence sitting Mr Popularity at the helm, being everyone's friend. A definite FAIL.
LabourLite, you've blown your only chance three and a half years in, the rest of your tenure will be awaiting confirmation at the ballot box.
One despairs for real government in New Zealand.