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Tony’s Tactics

Wednesday 22nd May / presented by Andy Snelling

According to Tony Abbott in his 2013 budget reply, “government’s first job is not to make your life harder.”

Unfortunately for Mr Abbott, he may have made his own life harder in a speech that rested on emotive clichés and blatant generalisations.

He promised to cut taxes, increase spending and still balance the budget is impossible to keep.

The Leader of the Opposition is conservative, but certainly not stupid, so one can assume he is going to be meticulous in his choice of words.

So how do we explain the fallacies?

Political and economic lecturer and writer Ian McCauley wonders the same…

Play IV with Ian McCauley

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