Saturday, August 21, 2004

yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away

I love how the PM tries to weasel his way out of facing up to his serial dishonesty by saying "let's just all move on":

"Let Labor fight the last war, in contrast we will talk about the future of our country," Mr Howard said. "Political parties that fight the last war are political parties that have no policies, no plans and no vision about the future of our country."

So I guess we won't see the PM looking to the past at all, will we?
Mr Howard said when he came to power there were 35 federal electorates in Australia with double-digit unemployment, compared to four now, and real wages had risen by 13 per cent, compared to 2.9 per cent under Labor.

I said, so we won't see the PM looking to the past--
"We all remember the 17, 18, 19 per cent interest rates of the Keating and Hawke years..."

Hey dude, thought you said you wanted to talk about the future?
"One of the great triumphs of our foreign policy over the last eight and a half years...

Oh, hell. I give up.