Swan the appeaser

Crikey readers have their say.

Wayne Swan:

David Lovejoy writes: Re. “A surplus of rhetoric as the government chases battlers” (yesterday, item 1). Politically unaligned economists say that insisting on a budget surplus as Wayne Swan has done will lead to stagnation, hardship and further social inequality.

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2 thoughts on “Swan the appeaser

  1. Race Mathews

    A key character in Betty Smith’s acclaimed 1943 novel ‘A Tree Grows in Brooklyn’ says of his union badge that he ‘wears it like a rose’. Seems to me the ALP should do likewise with Murdoch’s nakedly partisan front page lead on the budget, in today’s ‘Oz’. Time for the party to worry is when and if News Inc and its ilk start praising us.

  2. Meski


    Do away with the absurd zone publishing system, and see the number of copyright violations (mis-aka ‘piracy’) drop.

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