WHICH was the first proposal in Budget 97 that made you sit up straight? Was it the 10 per cent across-the-board income tax cut? Or was it the lowering of corporate taxes? Was it the asset-based extension of the tax net, which you had seen discussed in newspaper editorials and turned the page? Or was it some other new policy that sent you scurrying for the phone so you could buy as many about-to-zoom shares as you could?