Is it because his spending promises are getting out of hand, so far it's about $24 billion and it's only about half way through the campaign.
He needs $24 billions cuts (savings) just to cover his promises so far.
He must be tempted because not only does he need the $24 billion, he will probably need double that the way he is making promises.
Remember Howard brought it in originally against all odds, arguing that the economy was in such a state it had to be done.
What's to stop Abbott using the same scare tactics to raise the level of the tax.
Business would not mind because they always have the tax refunded.
WE THE SUCKERS WILL BE PAYING, AS USUAL, IF HE RAISES THE LEVEL OF THE GST
|Is that Tony Abbott he looks small in that box|
where's his written notes?