Green leader Russell Norman tweeted:
Lord Turner, chair UK Financial Services Authority, defends financing Govt spending by ltd printing money. radical!http://ow.ly/1S6b0Q
Labour strategist Trevor Mallard replied:
@RusselNorman stop thrashing dead horse and work on imaginative tools appropriate for NZ
This will go down well at The Standard! Russel then responds:
@TrevorMallard you just go back to closing schools and making housing unaffordable like you did in govt
Points to Norman I say. He follows up with:
@TrevorMallard 2002-2007 house prices doubled, current account ballooned. Greens repeatedly told Labour to act, but you did nothing
This is like the Iran-Iraq war – you don’t know which side to cheer for!
UPDATE: it continues. Mallard says:
Presume this is an intern not
@RusselNorman but whoever it is needs to look to future not focus on rear vision mirror
And we also have a very tetchy Labour MP in Clare Curran:
Maybe they are all nervous about Shearer’s reshuffle?