Thursday 18 January 2018

To infinity and beyond in the 'fiscal space'

'One doesn’t know whether asteroids, comets, dwarf planets, meteors and other flying debris exist in the Government’s universe.' Photo: Reuters
'One doesn’t know whether asteroids, comets, dwarf planets, meteors and other flying debris exist in the Government’s universe.' Photo: Reuters
Editorial

Editorial

Think space and you are immediately drawn into "infinity and beyond" scenarios in another dimension. One thinks of black holes and final frontiers.

Thus when the Government blasts off to explore orbits in the outer reaches of a newly discovered "fiscal space", back here on planet earth, one gets an uneasy feeling.

This new cosmic financial headroom has been acquired thanks to the "recovery" and it has opened up horizon-less new fiscal frontiers.

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