When I give my vote, I want my money. Immediately. I don’t want it on promise.
That’s why Little has left me so underwhelmed. My vote for him is just a down payment. He wants it again and again before I get my money.
The policy-on-promise wasn’t in his speech. You have to go to the policy detail for that.
It shows Little’s policy not fully kicking in until 2025 – three elections away.
I vote for Little in 2017, I get a year free post-school education. I vote for him again in 2020, I get another year. I vote for him a third time in 2023 and I get my third year. That’s a lot of voting for not much, a long way off.
Little takes seven Budgets to deliver his promise.
As I predicted, it would just be days before the whole thing would fall apart under a little bit of scrutiny. Read more »