What they say

Who said what in today’s newspapers

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Who said what in today’s newspapers


Swan’s song [Sydney Morning Herald]

“A few stern measures to shield the majority” Ross Gittins


Tricks, cuts and handouts [Australian Financial Review]

“Far too many tricks and handouts” Editorial


Smash the rich, save the base [The Australian]

“This is Labor’s last chance to get voters to listen again” Dennis Shanahan

Labor gets set for poll [The Age]

“Swan has produced a clever and ambitious budget” Michael Gordon

Count the cost [The Courier Mail]

“If you're planning to retire in a few years – think again” Sarah O'Carroll

Battlers win $5 billion at expense of business [The West Australian]

“WA's mining boom will fund a $5 billion package of battlers' bonuses designed to lift the political fortunes of the Gillard Government” Andrew Probyn

Treasurer pretends to slash and burn [The Adelaide Advertiser]

“Swan is stealing from the future… to give to the present”


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