Alf enjoyed the stuff John Armstrong has written in the Herald today.
Armstrong reminds us – in effect – that a Budget above all else is a political document.
Yesterday’s Budget was the first salvo of the 2011 election. It was all about shutting Labour out of next year’s contest, long before the campaign starts.
Yep. And Alf enjoyed watching the Labour buggers wriggling uncomfortably yesterday as they sensed the political implications of the Budget speech.
Betcha they were contemplating another three years on the carping side of the chamber.