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Edited by Stephen W T Read
Sarcasm may be the lowest form of wit, but it helps cut through political farce – as demonstrated when shadow treasurer Chris Bowen slammed the looming bank royal commission in Parliament this week.
At issue was the government’s determination to investigate not-for-profit industry super funds, a group of which own The New Daily.
The ‘scandal’ surrounding industry super, he thundered, was that they “are the best-performing superannuation funds in Australia when it comes to returns for their members”.
“The government has to get to the bottom of these outrageous returns that the industry funds dare to produce for their members, and some are rumoured to be members of a trade union … ‘There are members of unions who are having a dignified retirement. How dare they, we must get to the bottom of this at once!’ the Prime Minister has ordered.”