And now, for what we hope might be the last word on pulling rabbits out of hats, we turn to Bullwinkle J. Moose – listen to his words of pertinent political wisdom here, an exchange with sidekick Rocky Squirrel that says all that need be said about contemporary Australian politics.

You might even want to make Bullwinkle a ringtone, a daily reminder that politics needs more than magic. And rabbits.

To download the ringtone, right-click on this link and then select “Save target as…” (for Internet Explorer) or “Save link as…” (for Firefox) and save it to your desktop or music library. Then follow the instructions for your particular handset to transfer it to your phone.