The Minister for Families in an extraordinary statement yesterday said she "could" live on $35 a day.
I nearly fell off my Louis Quinze sofa when I heard it.
It couldn't be true I thought. Then I got a transcript from her office. The words " I could ", in the written transcript had become "inaudible" due to a revving car and an iphone recording.
My good friends at the Red Centre in Fairfax contacted Ms. Macklin for the recording as they are suspicious souls and have an interest in revving cars and iphones making comments inaudible.
And this was the reply
If her office is pressed I imagine they will say it has been "accidentally erased, or "the dog ate it".Families Minister Jenny Macklin's office is declining to hand over its press conference recording on which an incomplete transcript was based, omitting the minister's claim that she could survive on the dole.
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And this mob of spinmeisters rule the country.
Vive le Revolution at the next Election.