“Socialist governments traditionally make a financial
mess. They always run out of other people’s money.”
- Margaret Thatcher
His ambition, he said, was to make Auckland the world’s most liveable city.
It seems, however, that after dreaming up a new train set, a fancy new bridge and various other fantasies, mayor Len Brown is instead intent on making Auckland among the world’s most expensive cities in which to live—with petrol, tax and rate hikes mooted to make up the $10-15 billion shortfall between reality and his fantasies.
And this is on top of the general rates rise he and his minions agreed last year to impose on us this year.
We’re in a deep and worsening recession, and all this clown can think about is means by which to extract even more of the hard-earned from those who earned it.
Thank goodness for the “Super” City, eh.