Swanomics – Big Words For A Small Mind

29 Feb

Today in Question Time, our esteemed World’s Greatest Treasurer loudly let us know that he’s learnt a new phrase from his Treasury puppeteers.

“Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation”.

Now that he’s finally mastered the ability to repeat one 4 syllable and one 5 syllable word in the same sentence, Wayne wants you to know that he is a “strong supporter” of it.

Quelle surprise.

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3 Responses to “Swanomics – Big Words For A Small Mind”

  1. The Old and Unimproved Dave February 29, 2012 at 8:30 pm #

    “Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation”…..IOW, flat-out, p*ssed and broke.

  2. Jazza March 1, 2012 at 9:26 am #

    I must agree with Dave about the Goose who is our worse than useless Treasurer.

  3. Atley March 1, 2012 at 2:30 pm #

    It is a big word:

    Briefing Paper No. 21/2003 by John Wilkinson

    Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation was originally devised as a principle for distributing federal government grants to the states and territories, but has now become the basis for apportioning GST revenue (pp.1-8)

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