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Jul 16, 2013

There are fairies at the bottom of the free market garden!

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24 thoughts on “There are fairies at the bottom of the free market garden!

  1. Stevo the Working Twistie

    You omitted “Coalition Policies” from your list of invisible commodities. Apart from that, 10/10.

  2. paddy

    I actually believe that human decency is in plentiful supply.
    Unfortunately, various “people who should know better”, have declared themselves “legally blind”.

  3. Mike Jones

    Humour is invisible and laughter would be too, except that it manifested itself by our carpenter doing the tea fountain out of his nostrils when I made the mistake of reading your toon out loud, our dear national treasure doggy.

    Whatever happened to the beverage alert a the start of the cartoon ?

  4. klewso

    He makes it all sound like religion and God – so what’s he got against this one?

  5. klewso

    [It might have sounded funnier when one of his writers marked and texta’d it?]

  6. ernmalleyscat

    OMG moss piglets! I never knew of these creatures before. Thank you FD for the tip.
    Everyone look up ‘moss piglets’ or ‘tardigrades’ or ‘little water bears’.

  7. Andybob

    Learned a lot from ‘Point of View’
    Won’t say what he wants to do
    If he gets in charge of you and me.
    Nowhere man, please listen ….

  8. rhwombat

    FD: thanks for the Tardigrades – as emc (and, more egregiously, my daughter) says OMG! I would point out that they are the only things in your list that are actually visible to the naked eye – so the feral Rabbott’s lycra clad orbits would miss them (along with any other human emotion).

  9. Steve Gardner

    Let’s be fair to Tony: he can’t see anything with that bucket on his head.

  10. First Dog On The Moon


  11. drmick

    This is Dated FD. Every single one of these politician and their friends have their heads up their Dates, and they are admiring the view.
    Fleas in the flea market. Look out dog.

  12. zut alors

    Original sin is invisible but TA’s Church markets it masterfully and has become shamefully rich on the proceeds. The Sins Trading Scheme (STS) leaves the ETS for dead as a money spinner.

  13. Pusscat

    Extremely well put, both Mr Onthemoon, and all his regular acolytes, as usual.

  14. drmick

    Psssst. Want to buy some invisible naked pictures of the opposition front bench? No? Neither do I.

  15. Interrobanging On

    Those customers want some simple human decency in political discussion?

    Watermelon scum!!!!!!!!

  16. Venise Alstergren

    Mr cellophane man believes in an invisible god.
    He sees invisible queues of asylum seekers.
    And walks as if riding an invisible horse.
    Mr cellophane man get lost.

  17. fractious

    Perhaps I’m strange (…) but a part of me secretly (sshhh!) wants to see Tony as PM. Tony on the international stage, getting caught up in the curtains and thumping the mike to see if it’s on, then saying the words as they occur to him in his head, like a cross between Vladimir Putin, Dubya and Norman Gunston. Imagine the international reaction: “Gosh those Australians, they’re so zany!! Look who they voted in this time!!1!!11”.

  18. Sandshoe

    we used to play the game with the children of course that if they closed their eyes the car would fly and we’d get there faster then they opened their eyes and caterwauled the car wasn’t flying … so then the retort was well that’s because you opened your eyes.

  19. Sandshoe

    Moderated eh. I am puzzled to see what word could have excited disapproval.

  20. Kahomabu

    Lovely Dog, you really are very clever. That’s one of your betters – though it’s getting hard to choose these days.

  21. That Chatfield Fellow

    I laughed quite hard at this.

    Good dog.

  22. Hominoid

    There are definitely no fairies in Tonya Bbott’s free market garden, not even invisible ones. They’ve been killed off by testosterone, which is invisible but not inodorous.

  23. Andrew L

    So Tony is now an atheist who refuses to use “mobile” phones (how can they work without wires?)… Also, wind farms must be safe now as far as Tony is concerned as any naughty radio wave thingys would fall under the “invisible” category…

    Oh, we have endless fun with Tony. It will almost be sad when he loses the unlosable election and his furious Liberal buddies nail him to an (invisible) tree…

  24. fractious

    “It’s a market, a so-called market, in the non-delivery of an invisible substance to no-one”

    I only tuned in just as His Toniness uttered those sounds, but how certain can we be that he wasn’t referring to the Noalition’s Broadband Policy?

    Yours etc.
    Disgruntled of Dorking


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