The lie of the GST
There’s an old saying: a lie is a lie is a lie, whichever way you care to spin it. There’s another saying: there are only two certainties in life — death and taxes. And so when you put the two adages together, what do you say about the on-again off-again good-and-services (GST) proposal by the Najib Razak regime? Very simply: a tax is a tax is a tax, whichever way you care to spin it.