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August 4, 2021

Postal extravagance

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It is nice to see the PM actually show some passion about something… anything. He has emerged from behind his hail fellow well met veil to attack the Post Office about its normal (in the business world) approach to executive remuneration.

It is such a small amount, but hopefully his reaction is a foretaste of the storm of rage about someone in his ministry doing nothing about a thirty million dollar fraudulent/incompetent purchase of a three million dollar piece of land? Given the huge difference between the two samples of financial incompetence one would expect a proportionate response would see him explode on the floor of the House over the land deal.

When he gets around to considering the breathtaking incompetence involved in the hundreds of deaths in nursing homes, which are a specific Commonwealth responsibility, we can expect blood and hair to litter the Cabinet room.

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  1. Wow! Well put. Let’s stamp feet ’till Sco-moan comes home & rereads
    the old Testament’s fire & brimstone on how to win more wealthy friends
    while clobbering the others.


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