‘Albo’ has to go

Crikey readers talk auto subsidies, the finer points of champagne (or sparkling wine) and whether Anthony Albanese is a bit too informal.

That’s Mr Albanese to you

Jim (don’t call me Jimbo) Hart writes: Re. “Albo v Bill: Butler, Feeney rally troops for Labor leadership” (yesterday). What’s with the constant reference to “Albo”? Is Anthony Albanese applying for a job as a breakfast announcer on commercial radio? Is he perhaps dreaming of life as a footballer who is renowned principally for his benevolently cleavaged girlfriend? If, on the other hand, he wants to be taken seriously as a potential prime minister then he and his Labor pals should leave the nicknames for the party rooms, where at least it makes a change from “Maaaaaaate”.

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2 thoughts on “‘Albo’ has to go

  1. bushby jane

    I don’t see what’s so bad about supporting the car industry in Australia, apparently every other country recognises the benefits and supports the industry to a more or lesser degree. Just about all business in Australia is subsidized in Australia, including mining (by way of huge tax deductions)and the big banks. Abbott shouldn’t balk at the car industry’s ‘culture of entitlement’, as he is really into it if you are financially up there.

  2. Robert Graham

    We never seem to care how much we spend,on the military toys for the boys. We give monies to all sorts of industries in this countries , plus monies to farmers who really shouldn’t be farming in certain parts of this country. The question those workers in SA working in the car industry would be asking themselves, others get handouts from the public purse why should we.

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