Shouting down Barnaby's debt dilemma

Labor has been increasing national debt against a shrinking economy and a low tax base, and while we may need to increase taxes, Barnaby Joyce is right – we should stop borrowing.

In the season final of the ABC's Q&A program last year, Barnaby Joyce and satirist Jonathan Biggins found themselves sitting uncomfortably close to one another.

Joyce upset Biggins by accusing him of trotting out "a generic lefty line" and Biggins got his own back by stirring considerable support in the audience by arguing against Joyce's view that the Gillard government is borrowing too much.

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