While Queensland has some similarities with America’s mid-western states, this is not a comparison we expected. In the seat of Leichhardt, currently held by Warren Entsch, these corflutes have got the attention of a tipster who found them quite odd:

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The poster takes aim at Labor’s plan to change negative gearing laws, with his face superimposed on a version of Oz that includes evil-looking wind turbines, which would probably be very effective in an area prone to tornadoes. Our tipster asks:

“So why the reference to the Wicked Witch of the West (played by the splendid Margaret Hamilton)? That’s not entirely clear. Oh wait, the only woman of the nine candidates for Leichhardt is … Labor’s Sharryn Howes.”

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The fine print at the bottom reads “unfortunately unlike the movies we can’t get rid of them just by pouring water on them!”.

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