Santa-to-Scrooge Hockey Takes Economic Reins as Australia's Growth Slows

Sep 9, 2013 Full story: Bloomberg 7

Joe Hockey, who played Santa Claus at a shopping strip in his North Sydney district, is poised to take on a new role as the incoming government's Scrooge.

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Since: Dec 10

Perth, Australia

#1 Sep 10, 2013
Without Scrooge's brains, I bet he has an army of savvy accountants pulling his strings so they can make him look smarter than a smurf.

“REFUSE ALL IMITATIONS!!”

Since: Jan 11

Australia

#2 Sep 10, 2013
Ahomana wrote:
Without Scrooge's brains, I bet he has an army of savvy accountants pulling his strings so

*they can make him look smarter than a smurf.*
They evidently failed Swan.:)

Besides, would any Treasurer in his/her right mind operate in an advice-vacuum?:)

Since: Dec 10

Perth, Australia

#3 Sep 10, 2013
The ADELAIDEAN wrote:
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They evidently failed Swan.:)
Besides, would any Treasurer in his/her right mind operate in an advice-vacuum?:)
Only those that could!....Must I remind you A that Swan won an award for being a great financial manager, Hockey would be battling to win a grade two maths award? The proof is irrefutable.:)

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Since: Jan 11

Australia

#4 Sep 10, 2013
Ahomana wrote:
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Only those that could!....Must I remind you A that Swan

*won an award for being a great financial manager*
Must I remind you, resisting the urge to raid his grandchild's Piggy Bank should not count.:)
Ahomana wrote:
Hockey would be battling to win a grade two maths award? The proof is irrefutable.:)
Scandalous defamation, Ahomana!!

I have it on good authority that he would easily win a grade three maths award! Shame on you!

Since: Dec 10

Perth, Australia

#5 Sep 10, 2013
The ADELAIDEAN wrote:
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Must I remind you, resisting the urge to raid his grandchild's Piggy Bank should not count.:)
<quoted text>
Scandalous defamation, Ahomana!!
I have it on good authority that he would easily win a grade three maths award! Shame on you!
Okay now I insist on you showing me the proof for that, else you lose all credibility here A !:)

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Since: Jan 11

Australia

#6 Sep 10, 2013
Ahomana wrote:
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Okay now I insist on you showing me the proof for that, else you lose all credibility here A !:)
No can do. I'm on a Credibility Break.:)

Since: Dec 10

Perth, Australia

#7 Sep 10, 2013
The ADELAIDEAN wrote:
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No can do. I'm on a Credibility Break.:)
Me too then.

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