From Direct Action to Abbott’s gospel truth?

With Tony Abbott still ignoring the physical and economic constraints around soil carbon, he has plenty of work ahead to make the Direct Action plan believable policy.

In case anyone thought I might have been unduly pessimistic in my piece on April 17 (Green Tape and Abbott’s Blood Oath), Tony Abbott stated in a speech on Friday what he would do if Labor blocked a repeal of the carbon trading scheme in the Senate,

“If they do, there is a constitutional procedure designed for just that eventuality, it’s called a double dissolution. I would not hesitate to seek a second mandate to repeal this toxic tax. Indeed, it would be my duty to do so.”


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