20/5/2010

Mirrors, meet Smoke

Filed under: — Bravus @ 11:03 am

The Federal Opposition’s response to the Budget was delivered in several parts… Tony Wright does a nice job of describing the process:

http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/politics/hockey-sweats-over-tax-replacement-plan-20100519-vf8k.html

…and it seems as though the headline ‘$47 billion savings’ is extremely shaky in terms of its base in reality:

http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/politics/savings-not-as-big-as-they-seem-20100519-vf8l.html

Plenty of people frustrated with the many fumbles of the Rudd federal government, and plenty who want to like and support the Coalition… but looking at this package, it’s hard to make the argument that these guys are ready to run the country.

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