How frightened are the National Party over the rise of Jacinda?
Very, very, very, very frightened.
Gower, who should get a knighthood for his services to the National Party, is about as far away as humanly possible from being a cheerleader for Labour, but even he has had to acknowledge the super nova of talent Jacinda has exploded with.
Brownlee must have sat down and worked out how he could look dangerously paranoid and petty with all the grace of Donald Trump in just one gesture.
It won’t be too long before Gerry starts screaming ‘Hodor’ as National gets dragged out of Parliament.