posted on Sep, 21 2012 @ 12:14 PM
Australia's deputy prime minister warned Friday that the greatest threat to the U.S. economy are the "cranks and crazies" in the Republican Party, a
rare foray into American domestic politics that was blasted by the opposition.
Wayne Swan, who also is treasurer and his center-left Labor Party government's ranking finance minister, took aim at the tea party during a speech to
a business forum, breaking a convention among Australia's major parties to steer clear of U.S. domestic political debates.
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