I hope he also lets them know a surplus is not just for the holidays. Someone will have to feed it and clean up after it …
How do I know it won’t be the press gallery?
So true Holden. Surpluses are notoriously hungry, and then they go through that stage at about 18 months of age where they chew absolutely everything. And you might end up with one that howls at the moon. Wait, sorry, that’s Opposition Leaders.
Shame on you FD.
Always lusting after the new best thing.
Whatever happened to that poor, unloved deficit?
You cartoonists are so fickle.
See if you want to keep it after you see what it eats.
They’re related to Nibblonians.
What word describes a surplus of surpluses?
An insight from the Carole Bayer Sager song ‘Don’t Wish Too Hard’ which I dedicate to the fickle and feckless commentariat:
‘What you really wanted and what you really wished for
You never really wanted at all’
…so the surplus goes “meep! meep!” and Wiley Rabbot has just had a character building experience with the Acme PM. Toon memes collide.
Spot on again FD. The real joke will be if the wreckers get in next year. With their numbers man unable to see his toes let alone use them when he is doing his sums, they are going to have double the black hole their sums had last time.
Does it do tricks or do we just sit around stroking it compulsively ?
And I wanted to see FD wearing a surplice. It’d be a service to us all.
LOL Ah @drmick you’re a toe-cutter extraordinaire
MEEP isn’t a very fat surplus is he?
BTW, has Wayne Swan taken holy orders?
@klewso Pal in, Pal out, as a friend of mine once observed of our canine friends. In this case PAYG in, smaller baby bonus out.
When I saw how darling the tiny surplus was and how it made that cute noise like the Big Brother contestants, I wanted to have a second surplus but Wayne won’t let me.
I love the panels with Wayne cooking the books.
EMC: Meow, here kitty kitty, meow. (smile)
Hello Venise (licks paw)
A Dogonaut throwback -do we detect the hint of a Hello Kitty apron adorning our Treasurer?
He cooked the books, produced a surplus and wants to get rid of it next morning. You could say it parallels an episode in Tony Abbott’s life. Meantime, who gets that cheap excuse for a baby bonus?
Bah! What would this surplus know about anything? It has never had children!
ANDREW: superb! Knockout, brilliant!
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