THE DISTILLERY: Jac's tear-jerker

Jotters consider Jac Nasser's comments that Aussies are indifferent to our dying auto industry, but one says the argument simply pits emotion against practicality.

Former Ford Motors boss Jacques Nasser is probably the leading Australian automotive figure. As a staunch advocate for industry subsidies, if he says the industry is headed towards an inevitable decline, people pay attention. This morning two big hitting commentators offer up a big dose of dread to back up Nasser’s words.

Also in Friday’s shooter from The Distillery, Woolworths’s latest sales numbers take a back seat to two other battlefields with Wesfarmers that commentators are interested in.

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