Key’s predecessor Don Brash had an unfortunate habit of getting caught in regrettable photo shoots. It probably didn’t cost him job, but it certainly didn’t help. Until recently Key had avoided the ‘silly hats’ trap of photo shoots. But today there was this, in a story about National cutting back it’s health promises:
International financier or Monty Python gumby?
Anyway, I reckon recession is exactly the time you would want to be investing in public health care rather than cutting back on promises.