“Living within our means” is one of the budget mantras of the Turnbull government.
As just one example, Malcolm Turnbull warned state premiers about coming to the federal government asking for money around the COAG discussions last month.
“If the states are not prepared to take responsibility for raising more of the money they spend, then what that means is we must live within our means,” he told Sky News.
In the wake of the federal budget, people have been sharing their humorous takes on the government’s catchphrase. Here’s what they’re saying:
— #AUSPOL (@auspol_lmao) May 3, 2016
We need to live within our memes @ScottMorrisonMP
— Rhiannon Fennell (@Welshwitch_) May 3, 2016
Pro-tip for #Budget2016
"We must live within our Memes"
— BudgetyMcBudgetFace (@andrew_thaler) May 3, 2016
Sing the Budget Song!
"We all live/
within our means/
we're spending $50 billion/
on some brand new submarines!" pic.twitter.com/NJLw9Nz29s
— Nic Healey (@dr_nic) May 4, 2016
— Michael Tull (@Michtull) May 2, 2016
— Cameron Boon (@BakedBoons) May 3, 2016
we must live … within our memes
— Michael Lucy (@MmichaelLlucy) May 3, 2016
I don't understand why the government is saying that we have to live within our memes
— election results© (@dunkingdad) May 2, 2016
@verbaliza We just have to live within our memes
— Andrew Brown (@AndrewBrownFCN) May 3, 2016
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