Oh my dystopian dream

Living in Malta increasingly feels like a dream. For some it might be a nightmare but many are having a blast, or at least that’s the picture painted by statistics.  

Full employment, the highest growth rate in Europe, a budget surplus for the fourth consecutive year, higher private consumption, more exports and more tourists and glowing reports by the rulers of the world, or as they’re better known, credit rating agencies.  

But Labour’s narrative is built on lies, damned lies, and false statistics. While using statistics to paint a rosy picture Prime Minister Joseph Muscat is building an empire on deceit and a web of corruption and patronage which keeps enough people happy enough to keep him in power. 

Let’s start with the deceit. When in opposition, Muscat made a meal out of various corruption scandals which erupted under previous PN governments. He rightly called on ministers to

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