And I know Sweden, Finland, Israel, Japan, India and China thank you for it

“‘We resolved that the term `competitiveness,’ the term `productivity’ and the term `innovation’ was never going to appear in anything we said or did in the 2005-2006 election campaign.'”

Ian Brodie, explaining yet again why big-time stupid is short-term smart

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