Planes, boats and…

I’ve decided that there is something in the water in Canberra that has turned both major political parties slightly crackers. The come-back kid, Rudd, has become more right-wing than his political opponents. I concede that it’s a clever ploy, leaving the opposition only two choices: agree with him (anathema!) or become more left-wing. But, if they did that, they would effectively become each other. Labor is acting like the Liberals, forcing the Liberals to act more like Labor. My mind is boggling at the thought! Then Mr Abbott announced that we are facing a National Emergency: refugees keep trying to come here. He wants the army to take charge, to “protect our borders”. Oh for flipping Pete’s sake, Mr A! Seriously? He’s like a...

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