“Water wise politicians could consider growing beards to preserve the precious drop,” a letter in the Manly Daily read last week – illustrated with a bit of digital mischief. The Daily’s Photoshop wiz dropped beards on to pictures of Bob Carr and John Brogden – cheekily, an Abe Lincoln job onto Carr.

And J-Bro looks better with a beard than his deputy ever did.

Peter Fray

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