Don't Panic, Don't Panic, it'll only be a small recession

Michael Cullen reminds me of Corporal Jones from Dads Army. Don't Panic, Don't Panic…all the while running around in a panic.
Witness these statements
On February 28 2006
[quote]"talk of a recession is naive and a little dangerous.''[/quote]
On March 9 2006
[quote]It is easy for us to mistake a slowdown for a recession, and for New Zealand, at least in the last twenty five years, recession has always been the signal for unleashing a rash of radical economic policy proposals. In the eighties and nineties we grew used to the idea that there was always a quick fix for a recession.The truth is we don’t have a recession, and we certainly should not alter our current economic policy settings. [/quote]
finally on March 27 2006
[quote]Any recession in the first part of this year would be small and short[/quote]
Ok so this is going to just a little recession, does that mean we were all a little naive and a little dangerous!!!!

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.