In fairness

For those who read my last post. I added this edit to it, in the interests of fairness and accurate reporting.  It seems unlikely that the Treasurer's comments were taken out of context.  I think Tanya's comments as reported below are balanced.

Tanya Plibersek's comments may have been taken out of context by journalists determined to manipulate her point of view.  This at least is hopeful as Labour traditionally supported workers:


Acting Opposition Leader Tanya Plibersek agreed there was no excuse for choosing not to work but said most people who are receiving unemployment benefits are desperate to find work.
"If someone is rorting, they should have the book thrown at them but let's have a government that's serious about supporting jobs for Australians too," she said.

Read more at http://www.9news.com.au/national/2016/12/12/09/10/more-than-35000-welfare-recipients-rejected-job-offers-and-stayed-on-the-dole#8wEERxihOjI4VtIB.99

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