Monday, 6 June 2011
But wait, there's more. The tax is only on Australia's contribution to the world's human CO2 emissions. Australia's contribution to the total world emissions is less than 2% or 0.000024%.
Will a tax on emissions work? Has the tax on cigarettes stopped smoking? Well, it probably has reduced smoking a little. Will a tax on CO2 emissions work? Not if people are compensated for their increased costs.
Mr Connor, you are conning us. Mr Connor would not defend his part in the fear campaign of the Cate Blanchette piece -
As Andrew Bolt says above: "You have been conned." Now where have I heard the "conned" word before? Oh yes, in the TCS election campaign.