Monthly Archives: December 2012

Wayne eats a sandwich to save the economy

Wayne Swan eats his sandwich. Image via Kym Smith, The Australian.

Wayne Swan eats his sandwich. Image via Kym Smith, The Australian.

Like a terminal patient, coughing and rattling, the budget surplus did not have long to live. Wayne Swan finally turned off the life support yesterday. May the surplus rest in peace.

He had promised in the lead up to the 2010 election there would be a surplus in three years. No ifs, no buts.

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