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22 March 2013 @ 01:12 am
So, Australian politics …  
Many of you may be wondering, after an eventful day, just what was going on there?

Fucked if I know.

Will try to represent the madness in fictional form on the weekend, but let me just say that it is very close to being beyond satirising.
 
 
 
ecosopherecosopher on March 21st, 2013 02:41 pm (UTC)
I wanted to post about it earlier, but then I thought... meh, I can't be bothered. By the time I get around to it, it'll be over, anyway, and the whole thing just makes me kind of tetchy. Why don't they just give up now and just hand the election to Abbott? Or, oh, I don't know, MAYBE GET THEIR SHIT TOGETHER and sort themselves out?
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ashindkashindk on March 21st, 2013 04:24 pm (UTC)
I'm looking forward to the fictionalised version. It'll probably be more comprehensible than what I've read online, anyway.
κάτι τρέχει στα γύφτικα: rosnguil_confuseyou_inbetween_ on March 21st, 2013 05:52 pm (UTC)
Then again, your economy has been booming for blooming two decades (ever since I left).
Catherine17catherines on March 22nd, 2013 01:38 am (UTC)
Oh, it's a nightmare, isn't it? I mean, this whole debacle has just about guaranteed us Abbott for next PM, and he really scares me.
Fanartist in trainingkath_ballantyne on March 22nd, 2013 05:44 am (UTC)
I wish they'd stop shooting themselves in the foot.
Scares fuck the out of me. I am going to make an effort to get my citizenship so I can vote for anyone other than Abbott. *shudders*
mrsquizzicalmrsquizzical on March 22nd, 2013 10:33 am (UTC)
+1
george pushdragonpushdragon on March 22nd, 2013 09:01 am (UTC)
I can only compare it to the battle in the Department of Mysteries in the 5th movie. There seems to be a lot of noise and shouting and flashes of deadly intent but I've totally lost track of who is firing at whom or what on earth they intend to accomplish. We'll just wait till the smoke clears to count the bodies.

Where's Jason Isaacs in a blond wig? That'd make everything all right.