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Oct 16, 2007

Rundle: No competing visions, just competing offers

No doubt the lights are burning and the heads are aching in Labor HQ as I write, as the wonks pour over such figures as are available, desperate to find a hole in the $34 billion great new tax giveaway, writes Guy Rundle.

No doubt the lights are burning and the heads are aching in Labor HQ as I write, as the wonks pour over such figures as are available, desperate to find a hole in the $34 billion great new tax giveaway.

It’s high-stakes. The announcement has given the Coalition initiative and momentum. But one error, one double-count will hole it below the water-line. The move shows that all talk of a "narrative" election – at this stage - is crap. It’s no more a narrative than an auction is. There’s no competing visions, just a competing set of offers.

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