2014 Budget reaction: Twitter

If you ask the people of Twitter, few were happy with the 2014 budget.
 
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  • Updated:14 May 2014
 

01.Twitter reacts to federal budget

The Twittersphere has been abuzz with responses to Joe Hockey, following the federal treasurer's first Budget. While some may consider the 2014 Budget to be tough but fair, judging by the response on Twitter, there weren't many positives to take out of it. The overall mood was of anger and disappointment, and many commented that it would hit the poor the hardest. Here's our pick of the reactions. 

While few and far between, there was the odd Tweeter expressing support for the budget.

And the heavy criticism spawned its own hashtag #threewordbudget, which encouraged some insightful and clever responses. Here's our pick.

 
 

 

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