Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Why cutting "waste" won't help Spain's budget

Rajoy's predictable response to Zapatero's cuts was to come up with a plan to "reduce government waste".

Why is this stupid? Well, here's the budget for this year:

So here's your job... try to cut 30% of this budget without affecting any pensioners, government employees, people on assistance, etc.

I feel kind of sorry for Zapatero. People will hate him and vote him out of office, then the successor gets to take credit for the eventual economic recovery.

1 comment:

trebolino said...

Is agriculature Spanish for sheep-shagging?