Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: Abbott more goose than maverick

The federal government is telling everyone the newest budget is going to bring a lot of pain. It might not be as bad as you think -- and that's a smart strategy. Plus rape in the media and Tony's new toys ...

Jane Caro

Novelist, author and social commentator

Pre-budget fun and games. We are waiting for the first federal budget of the Abbott government, and our new glorious leaders want us to be waiting in fear. So far, they have scared the bejesus out of pensioners, public servants, uni students and academics, medicos (and their patients), the ABC, SBS, all government-funded not-for-profits, and have public school teachers and parents on tenterhooks. All are waiting for a terrible axe to fall.

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3 thoughts on “Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: Abbott more goose than maverick

  1. zut alors

    Posing politician + military hardware = tool. Will they never learn.

  2. Electric Lardyland

    Effective Leunig cartoon.

  3. AR

    Bruce Petty in Monday’s SMH did it for me but this Moir is the dollars & cents of the matter.
    Re guns & Georgia (the amerikan one), it enables one to return fire.

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