The Coalition wants to deliver tax cuts in the budget, while avoiding unpopular measures
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In that special way that Australian politics can be truly, madly, deeply silly, about a week ago the treasurer wanted it known that he was n-o-t Santa Claus.

We spent 48 hours analysing whether Scott Morrison was or wasn’t Santa Claus because the Nationals leader, Michael McCormack, in a fit of new-boy ebullience, had gushed about his Liberal colleague, characterising him as “Scott ‘Santa Claus’ Morrison” poised to sail forth on budget night with a sack laden with “goodies”.

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