Joe Hockey: a man in tune with public opinion (not)

Treasurer Joe Hockey personally approved a decision to shield companies sending billions of dollars offshore as part of apparent tax-dodging strategies from being named.

Joe Hockey: sheds a tear for corporate tax dodgers
Joe Hockey: sheds a tear for corporate tax dodgers

Now we know that readers of The Age are chardonnay-swilling, latte-sipping, tree-hugging, Joe-hating Lefties but here is a reader poll:

Poll

We would probably get much the same result for the question “Should the government find ways to make them pay their share of tax?”

In all the rhetoric about the budget deficit, Hockey has been strangely silent on ways to make some of the richest corporations in the world pay their fair share of taxation in Australia.

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