Whist I don’t like pollies, it would be too easy …

Comment on Are you sitting down? by Surprised!.

Whist I don’t like pollies, it would be too easy to blame the Labor Government.
Perhaps it would be fair to obtain figures from the CLP, then we could get all the pollies in an arena and tar and feather them. Or we could bring previous pollies to account for their actions.
For whatever reason, governments are run like businesses – the only difference being that in business, the directors can be charged with fraud, mis-appropriation of funds etc.
It’s only where there is blatant fraud or such, that pollies can be charged. Why not broaden the criteria?
Perhaps we need to look at the butterfly effect!
What is alarming, is that when there is a deficit, the taxpayer / ratepayers, elderly or the people who can ill afford to pay more, end up paying more.
I have often commented on accountability and pollies with guts.
Perhaps I was not clear in the fact that these two attributes go hand in hand.

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