Key used the equivalent of a political gun earlier in the day in announcing the effective sacking of Worth, and joked he could have done with a drink himself.
"The day I had today, it's a shame the pub wasn't open at 8am, I might have given a better speech."
We all remember another Nat PM who needed a drink to give his speeches don't we?
Hardly a recommendation for a man who is playing at Prime Minister.
The list of questionable decisions and MPs grows longer every day: Here's the six month mark tally.
Bennett & the Rankin appointment?