Thursday, August 05, 2010

Coalition outsources economic statistics to Channel Nine

Come to think of it, it would be a money-saver.

Who needs the ABS when Channel Nine produces better figures?

This bizarre press release, out of kilter with reality as measured by the ABS seems to have disappeared from or never been put on the Coalition website.

(Oddly, one that is on the website is entitled Labor's Spin Exposed - Grocery Price Scare Campaign '100% Crap'. The Liberal's Grocery Price Scare Campaign is also 100% Crap, and I suspect they know it.)

Anyway, here is is, rescued from the memory hole:

Would they behave this way in government?

Coalition CHQ Media Release - Groceries Rise by 10 Percent in Year

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