At the end of each week, Mike Hosking takes you through the big ticket items and lets you know what he makes of it all.
"A sense of despondency, anger and disbelief."
"Too many people have gone mad.
There was nothing wrong with asking about the extraordinary coincidence between the government's new obsession with masks, testing, and lanyards. My word when Brownlee says the timing is interesting on Friday and Saturday, and by Tuesday he's right, can you blame suspicion?"
Supermarket Panic Buying and Elastic.
"It's like we learned absolutely nothing."
The Labour Launch.
"There was a sense it was officially underway.
And for political wonks it’s the best of times, no matter who you vote for."
"Even when they tell you everyone gets a house.
It’s a just a reminder even the mad have a place in the political process."
Cars and Spending.
"A record July for cars, all that holiday money turned into new wheels.
The tills were ringing as well. We were buying durables and food, and having a ball."
Kamala Harris .
"It's a good ticket.
She, in many respects, outshines Joe Biden, which I think is the point.
Given if he wins he won't go a second time around."
"Two wins in a row, which at the best of times is a thrill, far less from the position of arduousness they currently face."
"Winning, winning, winning.
They are as good a franchise in any sport, in any league, in any country."
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