Christian Kerr writes:

Stewards
have called for swabs on Peter Costello after his, er, idiosyncratic
justification of the policies of our big taxing, big spending Liberal
government on Lateline last night.

Don’t read the transcript. Watch the video here.
Trippy, man. Pay particular attention to the bit where Cossie tells
Tony Jones “As I once famously said, ‘Don’t think about your custard
tart until you’ve eaten your meat pie’ ” and breaks into a grin that
would even scare Peter Beattie.

Meat pies, custard tarts and – what was the entree? ‘Shrooms?

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