“Family First Senator Steve Fielding is having trouble describing and spelling the arm of government policy which influences the economy.
“When asked about a proposed Upper House inquiry into Labor’s economic stimulus spending, Senator Fielding said it was crucial to get “physical” policy working.
“‘We need to get the physical and monetary policy working,’ he said.
“Asked if he meant to say fiscal policy he said yes, before attempting to correct himself by spelling the word out.
“‘I will make it quite clear…F..I..S..K..A..L.'” (via AAP and The Australian)
And this is the man who controls the balance of power in the Australian Parliament.