Articles from TPS Extra
Commentators predicted that to save his political skin Tony Abbott would need to lace his address to the National Press Club liberally with mea culpas for his many errors of judgement, his numerous political misjudgments, his plethora of broken promises. On that front, he failed.
It was Australia Day last Monday. Australia Day has become more prominent in the past 20 years as more Australians show overt patriotism with such pearls of wisdom as the Lamb ads, Australia Day sales, cockroach races, the Triple J ‘Hottest 100’, and the waving or wearing of cheap (usually foreign made) Australian flags at every opportunity.