Swan doth protest too much about recession

Wayne Swan seems to think he can create a shining legacy as Treasurer if the economy can just hold together until the election. In reality its performance under the next government will be his biggest test.

Treasurer Wayne Swan’s swift response to Goldman Sach’s prediction of a 20 per chance of recession in Australia is revealing.

Swan hit out at the investment bank’s economists for releasing a report suggesting the first six months of 2014 would be a dangerous time for the economy, and at journalists for daring to report the comments.

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