Otago University students’ magazine Critic news reporter Zane Pocock has a profile of Labour leader David Shearer.
. . . and I have an old car which I’ve been renovating for the last 16 years. It soaks up money and doesn’t seem to get any better, but I drive it around as much as I can.” You can’t help but wonder if that was that a metaphor.
If you look at Labour’s policies last time it was in government, especially in its last term, they did soak up money but it’s hard to see how they made anything better.