Fitzgibbon tells Labor to abandon surplus promise
ABC News asked users on Twitter what they thought about Labor MP Joel Fitzgibbon's comments that the Government should abandon its planned budget surplus.
- — Steven Hughes (@Drpeeaichdee)Thu, Dec 13 2012 12:48:52@abcnews I don't care if Labor achieves a surplus or not. Fear of a deficit appears, to me, to be little more than Opposition spin
- — Sam Hooshmand (@SamHooshmand)Thu, Dec 13 2012 12:47:11@abcnews The political success or failure of Wayne Swan will depend on whether we're v. v. slightly in surplus or v. v. slightly in deficit.
- — Gavin Fielke (@GavinFielke)Thu, Dec 13 2012 15:32:49@abcnews The Howard years of cutting taxes while revenue from other places were high has made a surplus difficult. The Govt should govern.