|Issue No 46||17 March 2000|
Letters to the Editor
That's It For Labor
I have voted Labor all my life but not at the next election:
1.I have written to several ALP politicians on the ALP site(Email Kim,Simon etc etc now!!) and have NEVER had a reply.....so stuff them thats it!!If they don't want to communicate they shouldn't have an email address.They never read them anyway.Their staffs do it all.
2.The only thing that would get me to change my mind would be if KIM categorically DUMPED the GST like most of the people want him to.It is NOT impossible to dump and it will NEVER be too expensive.
I believe Kim wants the GST as much as the Libs do.
3.Kim is HOPELESS on his feet.His simple answer to BULLFROG on channel 9 re rolling back the GST should have been....the amount of GST collected has been seriously underestimated...we will use this to roll it back.By the way this IS true...but KIm was too dumb to think of it!!
4.Simon is good on his feet but he is too cynical and never smiles...sad because he COULD be a good leader
5.Considering I am in Larry Anthony's VERY marginal electorate you would think they would answer their emails.Thats it.....Labor is turning away their most loyal supporters.I have even worked on booths and been a paid up member but no more mate.
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