Feb 13, 2013

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26 thoughts on “The timeline of a tanty: how a hissy fit brought down a PM

  1. Andybob

    I haven’t quite forgotten enough. Pass the gin.

  2. Holden Back

    Needs more pearls. Nice vests on the vested interests, though.

  3. zut alors

    Some of us recall Mr Dog’s excellent ‘toon (circa 2010) explaining the RSPT.

    Holden’s right – needs more pearls. And hubris.

  4. paddy

    Frame two had me reaching for the tissues. (sob)
    Oh the days of a kinder, gentler and way more positive polity.

    P.S. Watching Marn spouting vowels in QT as I’m typing this, isn’t exactly helping my mood.

  5. ernmalleyscat

    I want nothing*

    *Nothing = $126 million.

  6. rhwombat

    paddy. I remember it well. Sniff. Ken had such gentle hands.
    P.S. Marn doesn’t spout vowels, he strangles them.

  7. Holden Back

    They did have very nicely printed, identical signs and funny hats at that demo, though.

    Camera-ready doesn’t begin to cover the facts.

  8. Holden Back

    @rhw – What were the gloves for?

  9. Venise Alstergren

    I too, remember it well. So much charm, so much grace and humility; so much weight on the truck bed.

  10. drmick

    How did they convince the other 30 Million people in Australia that we should pay more and they pay less?
    Ah I see; it has nothing to do with 75% of the press telling us that the blud nut was going to kill the golden goose; much better to crucify her, stew the swan, bleed the rest of us and give the billionaires a free ride; Oh and vote Tone in.
    My turn for a tanty.

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