“Labor has never had any plan for a death tax under my leadership” – Shorten

“Labor has never had any plan for a death tax under my leadership …”

“…nor does it have any plan for a death tax”

Source: Bill Shorten, 23 April 2019

Comment: Well if they NEVER had a plan then they wouldn’t have one NOW, would they?

Bill Shorten interviewed by David Speers:

Speers: “Do you think (Slipper) should return to the Speaker’s chair…?”
Shorten: “I haven’t seen what she said, but let me say I support what it is that she’s said”
Speers: (Short pause to facilitate oxygen intake.) “Hang on, you haven’t seen what she said . . .”
Shorten: “But I support what my Prime Minister’s said.”
Speers: “Well, what’s your view?”
Shorten: “My view is what the Prime Minister’s view is.”
Speers: “Surely you must have your own view on this, Bill Shorten?”
Shorten: “No, when you ask if I’ve got my view on this, that’s such a general question it invites me to go to lots of places.”

Comment: Pause there for a moment. Speers asked a SPECIFIC question. It was Shorten who gave a GENERAL, ALL-ENCOMPASSING response.

Speers: “Well, the specific question is whether Peter Slipper should return as Speaker of your parliament while he’s facing civil claims of sexual harassment.”
Shorten: “Sexual harassment is an incredibly serious matter. Ah, there should be no tolerance of sexual harassment, that’s my view. On the other hand, these matters are yet to be established, and I support what our Prime Minister has said.”
Speers: “But you don’t know what that is.”
Shorten: “I’m sure she’s right.”

Source: Sky News

Let’s think about Shorten agreeing with WHATEVER she said:

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