Hewson's view: You can only spin the economy for so long

By John Hewson
Updated July 1 2021 - 4:37pm, first published March 7 2019 - 8:00am

The Liberal/National parties have consistently been seen over many years in the polls as “better economic managers”. Again, in the run up to the next federal election in May this year, the Morrison government’s strategy has been to capitalise on this by attempting to control the economic narrative, while creating “fear” and “anxiety” about the “risks” of a shift to Shorten’s ALP, and their “economy wrecking policies”.