Supposedly concerned about the rise in 'Binge Drinking' among the younger set, the Government has jacked up the booze tax on most boutique flavoured fizzy alcohol drinks.
Reading Sue Dunlevy's column (OPINION) in yesterday's Friday May 2, Sydney Daily Telegraph, Sue Dunlevy commenced her story with the following statement.
My nine year old instantly spotted the flaw in the Governments new preventive health tax on 'Alco-Pops' -" if it's going to stop people drinking then how come it's raising $2 Billion for the Government"?
"If they want to stop people drinking alcopops why don't they just ban them?" she asked.
Vest Say's "Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings comes the truth".
To read more of this article, go to Sydney Daily Telegraph and click on the 'OPINION pages dated Friday May 2:08.
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