Remember when the newly minted Treasurer was teased mercilessly in Parliament for his performance? Back in February 08, when questioned about NAIRU, the treasurer drew a ten minute blank… how far he’s come. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obV6SFvF_bc[/youtube]

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