So Maurice Newman talks sense on the coming crunch, when our dreams that economies can escape pain after making huge economic mistakes all suddenly disappear. And his article stands out simply because no political leader, and no senior frontbencher, has made the same simple and clear case since 2007.
I’ve said it too often: make a damn case, and do what you know is right.
I hold no expectations. No leader will say it; which is especially disappointing given the three Coalition leaders on the East Coast, and one in resources-hot WA.