So Child Benefit and the Dole are set to be cut in the Budget. Well, at least that’s what we’re being led to believe by a Government now flying more kites than even the Afghans did after the Taliban got the boot.
At the risk of having egg on my face come December 6th, I firmly believe that neither payment will be cut. To do so would risk revolt in this country and might well prove the final straw for many beleaguered citizens.
Most people, by now fed up with broken political promises and downright lying, know when they’re been told a porkie. Believe it or not, we’re not as stupid or as ill-informed as political advisers might otherwise think.