Australia treasurer says he’s inspired by The Boss

FILE - In this July 11, 2012 file photo, Australia's Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer Wayne Swan speaks to the media after delivering a speech at an investment forum in Hong Kong. Swan on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, revealed that U.S. rock star Bruce Springsteen has long been his political inspiration with lyrics warning Australians against following the U.S. road toward widening economic inequality. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)Australia's treasurer says Australians can learn a lot — and avoid economic pitfalls — by listening to The Boss.