A- A A+

It's good the PM has God on his side, he may need all the assistance he can get

Ross Gittins |  26 May 2019  |  Economics

It’s always nice for the country to be led by someone who’s obviously got God on his side. When he prays for a miracle, he gets it. And the challenges facing the economy are such that Scott Morrison may need all the divine assistance he can summon.

The Coalition – and their dispirited opponents - should remember the fate of the last chap who won an unwinnable federal election: Paul Keating in 1993. By the time the next election arrived, voters were, in Queensland Labor premier Wayne Goss’s words, “sitting on their verandas with baseball bats”.

Read more


Submit a comment

Word Count: 0


Quick Poll

Which stock will rank best


Similar articles from Economics

RBA will slash rates to 0.75 per cent this year: Westpac economist

. 26/05/2019.

The Reserve Bank will go further than previously thought by cutting the cash rate not two, but three times before 2019 is over, according to a leading..

No going back: The US-China trade war will change things forever

Mohamed A. El-Erian. 26/05/2019.

The impact of the US-China trade spat is no longer limited to just the two countries.