Tim Blair


New Criterion



Monday, March 08, 2004
LABOR'S LEFT ASSERTS ITS USUAL ROLE of opposing Labor's leadership.

Labor frontbencher Laurie Ferguson says given the way the Government is spending money, tax increases are a possibility.

Hang on, Labor leader Mark Latham has joined them.

Labor leader Mark Latham says it is impossible to decide whether new or increased taxes would be needed before the release of the federal Budget in May.

And that's after bracket creep has thrown another few billion into the Treasury.

I think John Howard can take a holiday.