When our overly-entitled politicians lift their snouts from the trough to tell us that Australia’s budgetary woes require us to cut spending on the most disadvantaged in society, it is unsurprising that they are met with cynicism. And this cynicism is hardly unwarranted.
The rhetoric of our “Problem with welfare,” has been used by a number of treasurers recently (think of phrases like “Lifters and leaners,” or “Taxed and taxed-nots,”) to justify unpopular budget cuts that seem to have greatest impact on the unemployed, the disabled and the elderly.
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