Why Do Politicians Pay Such Scant Regard to the Truth?

SURELY THE GENERAL PUBLIC aren’t that gullible? Maybe they are.

Everyone knows politicians tend to massage the truth to suit their purpose. However, it seams Bill Shorten is once again trying to mislead people – in much the same way as he did with the “Medi-scare” campaign, in the lead up to the last election.

Clearly, with a Federal election possible later this year … it would appear both sides of politics are starting to crank up the hype, with regular policy thought bubbles. However, it seems Shorten has decided to take things to a new level.

To better explain the extent of mis-information being peddled, you might care to read this concise summary (from the Fin Review) of what he’s saying … as opposed to what’s TRUE.

AFR: 2 Feb 2018, page 7

Bottom Line: You will no doubt arrive at your own conclusion (as to what you believe) having now read this summary.

Nonetheless, we can only hope that the economy as a whole doesn’t suffer – simply as a result of political self-interest on both sides.

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