A nicely put rebuttal of Wayne Swan’s nonsense in the monthly that I heartily recommend Comrades
Throughout history Jews and rich people have been the favourite scape goat of politicians having a hard time. Wayne Swan is taking on the latter.
Mr Swan has said Australia’s notion of the “fair go” is under threat from an elite group of wealthy business people – including Andrew Forrest, Gina Rinehart and Clive Palmer – who are using their riches to undermine good public policy and “threaten our democracy”.
By running ads, organising rallies and hopefully starting up a new TV channel? They actually sound like very democratic actions to me.
Mr Swan, signalling a campaign to challenge what he calls the excessive and increasing power of vested interests, says politicians face a choice between “exploiting divisions by promoting fear [or] appealing to the sense of fairness and decency that is the foundation of our middle-class society”.
And Mr Swan would do anything to promote divisions now, would he?
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