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Like a punch thrown, then pulled, the federal budget pitch felt oddly undercooked | Katharine Murphy

Budget week is normally the most hectic week of the political year, but after Tuesday, the tempo lapsed into listlessness

It was a funny old budget week. The Morrison government staged a revolution in Coalition terms, dropping billions in desperately important but completely unfunded spending on social services, abruptly changing all the rules of engagement.

In dollar terms, the size of the investments were epic, yet the whole pitch felt oddly undercooked.

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