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screw the country, this is politics!

30 November, 2009

A new little series of quotable quotes that celebrates the tendency to never let the “national interest” or “global good” stand in the road of partisanship. This episode goes to Tony Abbott:

“Why should the Liberal Party give up the job of being an effective Opposition just so that Kevin Rudd has a trophy to take to Copenhagen?

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. ribbet permalink
    30 November, 2009 4:33 pm

    Truly, discontents. Or even just so that the world can have a chance of surviving and becoming a bit less selfishly polluted.

  2. fairgo permalink
    30 November, 2009 9:08 pm

    The trophy Abbott is interested in is himself. “I am not God’s gift…” Who mentioned that, Tony? Oh! You did.

    He wants you to place that gift in the PM’s lodge.

    In regards to his words of ‘healing’ and ‘unifying’ the party he and the ‘minchinites’ are wounding and splitting.

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