Monday, October 15, 2007

He was once "keeping interest rate low". Now he doesn't know where they are.

From The Australian website:

"JOHN Howard has suffered the campaign's first unfortunate slip-up getting the official interest rate level of the Reserve Bank wrong.

Appearing on the Nine Network’s A Current Affair, Mr Howard was given a quick pop quiz at the end of the interview with host Tracy Grimshaw.

But when asked the official cash rate set by the Reserve Bank he said 6.25 per cent instead of 6.5 per cent... "