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April 16, 2021

PM tilting at windmills, again

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Tony Abbott has been tilting at windmills again. Image Wikipedia in his
Tony Abbott has been tilting at windmills again. Image Wikipedia in his

I don’t understand our Don Quixote Prime Minister.

Why doesn’t he like windmills? They have been around much longer than the coal fired power stations.

By embracing the windmill technology he could march boldly into the past and still end up in the future.

Harald Ehrlich, Suffolk Park


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