#JoeHockeyFacts Goes Viral After Treasurer’s Controversial Comments


“The poorest people either don’t have cars or actually don’t drive very far in many cases.” BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘posted_date’, 1407981513); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_posted_time_3417363”).innerHTML = “posted on ” + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(1407981513); });

1. In a radio interview yesterday, Treasurer Joe Hockey sparked outrage over comments he made regarding people below the poverty line.

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2. Many reacted online, with a mixture of serious and humorous results:

Tommy Little @Tommy_little

I don't want to brag but I'm just about to go for a drive…in my own car…which according to Joe Hockey means…I'M RIICH BIATCH!!!!

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Tony Martin @mrtonymartin

Joe Hockey: 'I fully identify with the average Australian motorist and so does my driver'.

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WillowGhost @TheWillowGhost

Can see you've been doing it tough, @JoeHockey Must be terrible only being able to smoke 1 Cuban cigar at a time:

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