Today’s Dispatch from Helengrad

This week’s column is online at NBR. My summary is:

  • Best Play of the Week: Michael Cullen gets an A for the CNI Forests Settlement
  • Worst Play of the Week: Labour gets an E- for their defence and condoning of Winston Peters
  • Scandal of the Week: John Key gets a D for Tranz Rail
  • Blog Analysis of the Week: Bernard Hickey on why the United States decision to join the P4 trade bloc probably will not lead to much free trade