Abbott’s East-West tantrum goes nuclear

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Macrobusiness: Abbott’s East-West tantrum goes nuclear. By Leith van Onselen April 16, 2015

Tony Abbott just doesn’t know when to exit a losing battle. After backing his flawed paid parental scheme into oblivion, he now won’t concede that the East-West Link Project – you know, the one whose cost-benefit analysis yielded a disgraceful 45 cent return for each dollar invested – is dead, locking away $3 billion of federal government funding for the project.