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Byron Shire
March 9, 2021

Abbott a mindless puppet

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Mungo, in this week’s video, made the comment: ‘that’s the Abbott style of government’. I strongly disagree.

Abbott, in my view, doesn’t have an original thought in his turned-backward head. He is a mindless puppet of his confessed mentor, John Howard, from five prime ministers ago! He wants to drag our nation back to the last century.

He’s not running a government so much as a secret service… making even worse mistakes than he relentlessly accused Kevin Rudd of making within the first minutes of his prime ministership. Shameless and insensitive, he even has the audacity to ask that the next parliament be polite. He wouldn’t begin to know the meaning of the word or request. He was the most outrageous, unkind, unfair, verbally ugly apology for a sane, intelligent opposition leader in our parliamentary history. Even Paul Keating, at his worst, was not such a character assassin.

First time I’ve had to disagree with you, Mungo. Keep up your good assessments of this unbearably arrogant lot who are literally stealing from the public purse – and especially from us pensioners, who can find no other ‘JOY(ce)’ in life than to spend money we could have had on ensuring Barnaby gets to enjoy rugby grand finals, the perfect venue for political discussions, and phoney Tony charging us for his bike rides – which are UNprimeministerial – and still owning us $3,000 (that we know of).

Am 82, and couldn’t be more disgusted (in case it’s not evident).

Roma Newton, Kingscliff

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  1. So glad the majority of Aussies.do not agree with you.
    If the government had been in two years not two months your comments might have had merit,however you obviously are a supporter of a disgraced Labour Party.

  2. Roma, you are 100% correct – we have a Prime Minister who did enormous harm to the Australian economy by telling countless lies about the state of the economy. The rest of the world repeatedly confrimed that the Oz economy was on of the three strongest in the World, and that the Labor Government took eacly the right steps to save us from the efect of the GFC. That’s how we have a Triple A rating, with exceptionally low unemployment rate. Austraila is the envy of all Europe.
    Abbott rules for the rich – takes away Taxes on rich miners, but removes the tiny superanuation support for those earning under $36,000. Soon the minimum wage will be cut, and penalty trates will be abolished to please Tony’s rich mates. Tony is not just a puppet of Howard – he is a puppet of the rich .
    Deceitful, hypocritical and a PM who makes one ashamed to be Australian


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