17 May 2018

Budget 2018: How social media reacted

3:51 pm on 17 May 2018

As the media reported on the government's first budget, so did Twitter.

The view from Grant Robertson's seat as he delivers his first Budget to Parliament.

The view from Grant Robertson's seat as he delivers his first Budget to Parliament. Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

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First things first, Twitter was notably quiet, while all the political journalists were locked away digesting both the budget documents, and the sausage rolls.

Right on the dot of 2pm came the alerts, the wraps and the analysis.

And then, just as swiftly, the reactions.

And then, the reckons.

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