From a position of weakness the government found strength

Even a few months ago you wouldn’t have considered the government capable of introducing the budget it just has.

12th December, 2009

Even a few months ago you wouldn’t have considered the government capable of introducing the budget it just has.

But it has done so, and it is difficult to get over the shock of realising that the ‘right’ thing has been done, even though it is a savage document in terms of the medicine prescribed. People who felt they still had a lot to lose were faced with a government that clearly felt...

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