Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Ia[euro][TM]ve Had Enough of the a[euro][approximately]noddiesa[euro][TM]

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Ia[euro][TM]ve Had Enough of the a[euro][approximately]noddiesa[euro][TM]

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WHOEVER the ministerial adviser that suggested the prime minister announce the election date eight months out from poll day should be taken out and flogged.

Normally, I would say ataken out and shota but that would be too good for such a miscreant public servant.

And, the idea of the earlier than ever before election date announcement would have come from some political adviser in the back rooms of Canberra. Politicians just donat come up with such strategies on their own.

All it has served to do is put the Australian public through an unnecessarily lengthy and torturous election campaign.

Iam certain Iam not alone when I say Iave had a gutful of it already, and weare only at the halfway point with another four months of this torture to go.

Itas got to the point that every time I see Ola Red or her rival The Monk on the TV screen I quickly flick the channel, and it matters not to which other channel a shopping channel, Kids Nickelodeon, even SBS a anything to lower my blood pressure.

In recent times I have taken to carrying a TV remote control around with me 24-hours-a-day just in case one of them pops up on a TV screen in a shop window as I walk past.

These days, particularly in the afternoons, every second television show is a news bulletin and it seems every bulletin leads with one or the other political leader explaining the latest policy on how he/she is going to spend more of our money a whether we actually have the money or not.

Fortunately, I donat have a shotgun in the house or my TV would be at serious risk.

Who isnat sick to death of the anoddiesa?

You know the anoddiesa, those politicians of lower rank and other hangers-on who stand robot-like behind the prime minister or her opposite and nod their heads in agreement with every point made to camera.

Is there any more infuriating sight on television. …

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