...is that the National party finance spokesperson has a better grasp of the reality for workers than the union movement does:
"The PSA and the Greens now have something in common - they both know what it feels like to be shafted by the Clark/Peters Government," says National Party Finance spokesman John Key.
He is referring to the move by Helen Clark to set up a razor gang of senior ministers to cut state sector spending.
"The PSA invested heavily in a campaign against National during the election. Now it's finding out just how trustworthy its so-called mates really are.