Cartoon: Budget 2013
Dan Wood / May 22, 2013 03:42 PM
The Australian's Sid Maher sees it as a move "to entrench Labor's stamp on the nation beyond a predicted election defeat".
Fairfax's Mark Kenny believes it was "designed to repair a debt-ridden bottom line and convince voters of Labor's economic management credentials".
And everyone seems to agree it's a little...unusual.