The avalanche of opprobrium in Abbott's way

The sky-is-falling strategy framing the budget doesn't help the economy, and will likely haunt the Abbott government.

When Finance Minister Mathias Cormann held up a new Liberal Party-funded booklet entitled ‘Labor’s mess’ yesterday, the depth of the Coalition’s growing political crisis couldn’t have been clearer.

Here, just six days out from a historic budget, the key message is: “This is all Labor’s fault.”


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