Taking responsibility for his first 90 days in office (not the fictional 100 days) would be a good start.
* The main factor contributing to the increase in net debt is the higher expected issuance of CGS relative to the 2013 PEFO of around $60 billion in face value terms as a result of the increased financing requirement. This is partially offset by revaluation of the projected CGS on issue of around $9 billion owing to an increase in expected yields and hence a decrease in the market value of CGS.
Some of the more significant components of the revenue write down apparent in MYEFO are ideologically rather than fiscally based.
The biggest one-off spending item in 2013-14 was the unplanned $8.8 billion it gifted to the Reserve Bank, a sum which coincidentally comprises over half of the budget deficit blow-out Hockey is complaining about.
However, the average voter wouldn't know it from Hockey's blaming Labor rhetoric.
The Pre-Election Economic Fiscal Outlook (PEFO) produced in August by The Treasury, for the information of all political parties and candidates prior to the 7 September 2013 election day.
Now even that is in doubt....