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Nov 23, 2012

Crikey says: Abbott had to be on his own

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Tony Abbott, June 27:

“We also think it makes sense to offer people who are prepared to try to come to Australia the right way, rather than the wrong way, more opportunity to do so.”

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3 thoughts on “Crikey says: Abbott had to be on his own

  1. Malcolm Street

    It’s an obvious response to the Government making things tougher. Go tougher still. When will the Government learn that they can’t win on this one?

  2. David Hand

    Abbott, Abbott, Abbott, Abbott, Abbott, Abbott.

    You are certainly doing your bit for the ALP.

    Memo to Crikey.
    Julia Gillard is running the country. The ALP is in government.

  3. AR

    Having tried to out nasty MM, as dumb a tactic as mud wrestling a pig whilst dressing in white taffeta, why is anyone surprised that our very own Torquemada wannabe can lower the bar to snake belly impossibility?
    It’s impossible to win a shit fight with shit for ethics types like MM & his preening his rival, for leadership and vicious brainlessness, Mott Scorrison.

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