3 ALP backbenchers who supported the Gillard challenge over Rudd decry the lack of process behind this week’s announcement.
The Alan Jones interview with the PM even trended on Twitter on Friday around lunchtime with robust exchanges amongst participants in the topic given the issue & the nature of the participants.
The political climate over the carbon tax.
From Carbon tax to GST to Libya & AFL a neat summary of the week that was!
The hung parliament is set for tough negotiations on the carbon tax according to Independent Tony Windsor
Now there are claims that the proposed carbon tax is a virtual copy of former PM Rudd’s ETS bar a few minor differences.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/03/09/3158764.htm Tony Windsor attacks the govt & Greens of getting process wrong on carbon tax.
ABC Radio’s James Valentine did a straw poll on the negative reaction to the carbon tax proposal & got a diverse range of views.
These forecasts are for 2051-2090 when most of us won’t be around to know if it proves accurate or not.
Windsor’s solution is to introduce an ETS so the lie disappears. He is also more favourable towards a Turnbull led Coalition than an Abbott one.