This, I swear, is a complete and unedited press release from Roger Douglas.
A Recipe To Grow The Economic Cake -Hon Sir Roger Douglas
Thursday, May 14 2009
Yield: An equitable serving for all
2½ cup Productivity
1½ cup Fiscal Responsibility
1 cup Sound Infrastructure Investment
6 eggs Full of Savings
3/4 cup Free Trade
6 tablespoons of Choice in Health and Education
2 teaspoons of Skilled Migration
1 teaspoon of Government
Ingredients for Icing
9 tablespoons Tax Cuts (more to taste)
7 oz sweet Economic Freedom
â€¢ Preheat economy oven
â€¢ Combine all ingredients liberally, taking care to restrain the amount of Government as too much will prevent the cake from rising and will create a bitter taste.
â€¢ Take a laissez-faire approach to cooking time, avoiding the temptation to adjust the settings.
â€¢ Once the cake has cooled, apply icing liberally.
â€¢ Enjoy the extra large servings Bon Appetite!
â€¢ If you want a smaller cake as Labour delivered, increase Government expenditure, restrict trade, increase taxes and introduce Government central planning.
I know what you’re thinking. I’m thinking it too. It’s sad to see a formerly razor-sharp mind slipping – he’s forgotten the key bit: ‘serve on the backs of the poor’.