Labour’s decision to make political capital out of the financial crisis may be part and parcel of an election campaign.
But dragging the governor of the Reserve Bank governor Alan Bollard into their game is yet another example of the disdain Helen Clark, Michael Cullen and their colleagues show towards the convention of an apolitical public service.
Inquiring Mind says it’s politcally smart but ethically wrong.
Roarprawn says Bollard has been compromised.
Keeping Stock is outraged.
No Minister says it’s more evidence Labour can’t be trusted.
The Herald reports on some reservation National and Bollard have about the deposit guarantee scheme.
And Garrick Tremain says: