Steven Joyce pops up today in the Herald to promise more jobs. Apparently, the Chinese are going to invest in wood manufacturing here because the power’s cheap. Funny, the power’s been the same price for a while and… um… wood manufacturing has collapsed 15% under Joyce’s watch. Looks like another hollow promise of jam tomorrow from the least successful economic development minister in history.
I love the bit where he says “The punters will turn around in 2014 and say, we’re not that interested because you guys are actually anti-jobs.” It’s funny because he think he’s talking about the opposition when he’s the one who’s achieved a 78,000 increase in unemployment.