Government's agenda is to look after its own

By Richard Denniss
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:26pm, first published May 9 2014 - 12:42pm

John Howard is the Ronald Reagan of Australian politics. While Reagan is deified by modern Republicans for his fiscal conservatism, in reality he oversaw big increases in government spending. But because he took from the poor to deliver to the rich they love him all the same.

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