Not content with declaring war on cats, the increasingly eccentric economist has also turned his sights on mice.
"The difference it seems to me is that he shares, very frankly, an argument based on logic, whereas others simply poke the borax. Play the ball, not the man."
Regime-change brings immediate controversy as Martyn "Bomber" Bradbury and Ross Meurant quit the paper.
Labour Party is accusing National of a "politically motivated attack" as a right-wing blogger threatens to release the personal details of thousands of Labour supporters.
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