Baird on The Bachelor. NSW Premier Mike Baird leads opinion polls like no other, and he cemented his lead last night, live-tweeting dad jokes throughout the final episode of The Bachelor. Baird said he was stuck on the couch with “man-flu” and was watching the program with his daughters. He showed his naivety early on:

And soon Baird revealed that NSW Treasurer Gladys Berejklian was a fan of the show, which brought in more than 1.5 million viewers for Channel Ten. It was looking good, and some Twitter users thought Baird should commit to live-tweeting The Bachelorette, which starts next week. Then he started to make economic comparisons and became unstuck:

As a tipster pointed out to Crikey, the RBA increases rates to mitigate inflation, not drops them. There’s always someone who wants to ruin the fun.

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