A thought came to mind.
What strange days are these.
We are in a situation where Tony Abbott is widely perceived as having little to offer by way of a vision for Australia’s future.
We are in a situation where even staunch Liberals struggle to find redeeming features, and when they do it is not based on what Tony Abbott will do, but rather it is based on that which he won’t do. It is based on either fallacies such as that Tony will rescind the Carbon Tax or on dangerous propositions such as turning back the boats, or on a fictional Green Army.
On the other hand we have been instructed by the media that a hatred of Julia Gillard is what everyone does. Yet when pressed to provide specifics, nothing other than trivia is forthcoming. A proviso here, there are some alternative lifestylers who don’t believe in the existence of climate change, but otherwise this hatred consists of:
..a Welsh/Aussie accent, a big bum, large earlobes and no dress sense..plus she wore the same jacket twice…take the poor girl into the back paddock immediately, how can we cope with such a wretch or is that wench as Julia.
Isn’t hatred a rather harsh word for a lass who has busted her gut in service of her country?
Does this not say something about the Aussie ethos, that one can do 1,000 things right but get it wrong once and you’re dead meat.
To my way of thinking Julia’s problem is that she refused to grovel, but stood tall and proud.
That when people sniggered and played the secret whispers game, she ignored it.
About now I could speak about the many accomplishments of the Gillard government, indeed the extraordinary accomplishments in being able to navigate her way through a minority government. I believe that the NBN will take it’s place in history alongside the Snowy Mountain Scheme. But who would bother considering these, because Julia’s got a big bum, large earlobes, has worn the same jacket twice…
Ironic isn’t it, that Tony Abbott’s policies are fluffed over by the media yet the media concentrates only on the fluff when it comes to Julia Gillard.
Who would want a person such as Julia Gillard in to bat for them. The answer is, I would.
BTW, as a piece of trivia Julia was born exactly one decade and 1 day after me. We Libran females can be fearsome when roused. 😉
Note: I haven’t been able to find a photo credit for the above, therefore if anyone knows the author it would be appreciated so that I could acknowledge same.
Addendum: Damn it, I’ve had this song going around around and around. For you, simply the best.