“I have to report that Malcolm and I are making positive progress towards the budget on May 3rd. So far we’ve decided not to increase the GST, not to reduce personal tax, not to mess around with negative gearing and superannuation, not to bail out Clive, not to have a major overhaul of the tax system and not to do anything that would spoil our chances of being re-elected. We haven’t finally decided yet whether we’re going to have a budget at all but it’s difficult to declare a deficit without one”
Abbott The Avenger
This week’s Friday Mash carries the first article in the Abbott The Avenger series. It reveals that due to lack of public support Abbott vengeance against Malcolm is not likely to happen before the election and probably not after it either unless Malcolm stuffs it.