You’re Prime Minister. Your junior
coalition partners are revolting and the AWB inquiry is drawing closer and closer to your government.
What do you do?

Easy. You give a doorstop and talk about
good manners and bad language.
The shock jocks run with it for the rest of the day, the teevs cover it and the
papers are still running your comments the next morning.

Ah, you’re good, Prime Minister. Very good.
After all, it’s quite ill mannered to raise certain topics, isn’t it?

Peter Fray

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