Twitter reveals why politicians shouldn't crowdsource the budget

It wasn't a '#StrongChoice' by the Queensland state government.

How many Twitter disasters do we have to endure before companies and governments realise that creating some kind of awkwardly-worded hashtag to push an agenda is never a good idea? Or in the Queensland state government’s case, a '#StrongChoice'?

A similar Twitter hashtag, #StrongChoices, spawned out of the Newman government’s $6 million Strong Choices campaign, was seemingly aimed at preparing the Queensland public for what looks to be a rather dicey debt-focused state budget.


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