On the Right Track

Argentina's Milei shows what can be done when a true leader takes action. While his country shows signs of turning around, Australia looks to be repeating Argentine errors.

On the Right Track

It's incredible how fast government can work when it is pushed to. It's equally valid that it can be interminably slow when forced to pursue the unpalatable.

Sometimes, that's the fault of the politicians, while other times, it's the bureaucrats making the pace.

I've experienced both sides first-hand.

When they (politicians or bureaucrats) are prevailed upon to do something they don't want to do, the process is smothered in inquiries, reports and interdepartmental tape.

It's a battle of attrition in the hope the protagonist will lose interest in whatever reform they are pushing (or lose an election).

However, there are occasions when the ship of government turns on a dime.

We've seen evidence of that on several occasions - not all of them good.

However, we've never seen anything like what's happened in Argentina over the past few months.

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