Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 2nd, 2015

Yes, this makes perfect* sense.

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Today has been confusing, so I think I’ll watch @danger5tv series 2 episode 5 for some clarity. sbs.com.au/ondemand/video…

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In which @firstdogonmoon reflects on the speech that Crusader Rabbit did or didn’t speech. theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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“Tony Abbott is circling the wagons and not going anywhere”, writes @lenoretaylor theguardian.com/australia-news…

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Still laughing at Queensland, the gift that keeps on giving.

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TonyHWindsor I saw TA beg for the job in 2010 -the public saw it today

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“What ails Abbott is but a symptom of disease of government today”, writes @ShaunCarney1 theconversation.com/what-ails-abbo…

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renew_economy Malcolm raves about Tesla test drive. Hails “energy revolution”, storage. shar.es/1ogtlr pic.twitter.com/aZMRXRfG9P

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So Crusader Rabbit HAS changed Australia.

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One-term govts, “once almost trivia question-level rare” now “an accepted part of the political landscape, thanks to Abbott” —@BernardKeanee

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“Tony Abbott faces detractors, framing leadership strife as ‘a test of character”, writes @lenoretaylor theguardian.com/australia-news…

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@PointZeroOne Your day is fortunate indeed. Or consider it another way. You’ve never noticed until now, a couple years down the track.

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@PointZeroOne Probably once more, mid-evening. It’s a pattern I follow with pretty much every podcast and article.

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Yeah, podcast: “The 9pm I can’t believe it’s not January” stilgherrian.com/edict/00034/ SoundCloud soundcloud.com/skankmedia/e00… pic.twitter.com/gzD9CLWEra

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5a5 number 138: Dead Sea, dead badger submarine, old nukes, the old duke, and Reagan’s astrologer. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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BrigadierSlog Went well then? pic.twitter.com/Otl2N7M7SB

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crylenol when your friend asks how you’re doing and you say “good” but you really want to say “dying on the inside” pic.twitter.com/vIOZS4SavM

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Gawd for a moment there I thought the Parliament House website had been hacked by a fake pharmaceuticals mob. pic.twitter.com/7bdG7IGPzH

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It seems right that the Rabbit wrote that one himself. The whole performance seemed tone-deaf (sorry) to the situation.

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cyenne40 For those of you slamming Abbott’s speechwriters: this, from @srpeatling on the Politics Live blog.
pic.twitter.com/VzFFdTPzGj

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@GreenJ If the response was based on existing perceptions, and the numbers being what they are, then isn’t the result “Tony, you’re gone?”

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SenatorLudlam bored of the ? right now @thelawcouncil is nailing the case against and mass surveillance: aph.gov.au/live

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andrewwhiteau I fully support the PM pic.twitter.com/SDCOvuMWqB

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RoslynWells One more thing. In 2006 PM John Howard suspended the live export trade to Egypt on cruelty grounds. Why different when PM Gillard did?

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Picketer PMO staff spend afternoon trying to reset forgotten LinkedIn passwords

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GreenJ Billed as being so critical, yet impossible to guess at its impact. Twitter response seems dependent entirely on bias. The caravan rolls on.

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GuardianAus Scott Morrison denies Liberal leadership ambitions in tense interview - audio trib.al/SCX1Wr6

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franksting It’s like we voted in Alan Partridge as PM

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James_Jeffrey And in a final, poignant move, Abbott tries to leave the podium the wrong way.

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Well well well.

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Not “Julie has been a terrific deputy”, Mr Rabbit, but “Julie IS a terrific deputy”. Tense is important to her too, right?

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Dear @ABCNews24, if you bail out of this NPC Q&A for anything less than nuclear war I will burn your studio to the ground.

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Sounding very desperate now, Mr Rabbit.

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glengyron You still don’t need Tony to do any of these things. This is what he seems to miss. You can do that with Bishop or Turnbull.

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“The European disease,” eh Rabbit? The ol’ foreigners are dirty and infectious trope, eh? Good work.

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Crusader Rabbit says he’s so unpopular because he’s so good at his job as a politician. Brilliant work.

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

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Yeah go for another fucking sports metaphor, Tony, because it’s obviously the only adult way to discuss our modern society and nation.

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“Have you seen any credible research…” “Well that’s not something our government is interested in.” Well done, Tonepc

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deptofaustralia The Prime Minister’s address went as well as could be expected. pic.twitter.com/NH7BBYTEOs

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briggses Abbott changes “you elected us” in speech to “you elected me”. Challenges party to dump elected PM pic.twitter.com/I8IluaXyCV

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dobes Dreaming of land sharks
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NO TONY WE DON’T NEED A CHANCE TO REITERATE BECAUSE REITERATE IS ALL THE FUCK THATY YOU DO.

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“We’re all on a journey,” says Crusader Rabbit earnestly. It’s the Rabbit Factor. Vote now. Results after the break.

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Morrison circles..pc

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firstdogonmoon Jesus is that it?! Seriously? This is hilarious, Tony is going to bleed out politically and it’s going to take a long time.

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RT @deejbah: Beyond the content, it’s really quite staggering how bad an orator he is. [This is true. Amazed he’s still so bad.]

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RyanSheales Tony Abbott’s used his National Press Club address to tell Australians that public policy is complicated and nuanced. pic.twitter.com/LIQgcrURBu

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BernardKeane “Please keep me on!” pleads Tone.

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So, how many hours left in Abbott’s prime ministership now, after this “effort”? Double digits?

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Oh he’s doing the boats roads carbon tax weak government club Labor’s fault bit again. Again. Zero understanding of his need to change.

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hamonryen Has Tone updated us as to the status of the carbon tax yet? Is it gone?

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snurb_dot_info Sunrise industries, eh ? Like solar power or wind power, for example. Oh, wait…

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Can someone please check that Mr Simkin is OK and not left alone this afternoon and tonight?

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chriskkenny Wrong place, wrong audience.

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Not a lot of what you might call programmatic specificity in this, is there.

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Strong daddy, eh?

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murpharoo The future is be scared.

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Did Crusader Rabbit accidentally arrive with his Year 10 debating club notes?

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Ah, Tony’s got this past/future thing sorted. Past fault is Labor. Future fault is Muslims and forriners. Got it.

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GreenJ Ah. A terror led recovery,

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deptofaustralia Tony Abbott has announced a nine trillion dollar roads project to link Manly with Buckingham Palace.

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Dig up, Tony. Dig up.

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Live cattle exports WTF?

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firstdogonmoon Nothing new here. Come on Tony your political career is on the line and you are flailing about like a sock in a storm drain.

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A speech in which Crusader Abbott explains how he’s changing by saying the same things again. Well done.

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Blame Labor. How many minutes was that? His blather bladder must’ve been bursting.

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This is hilarious.

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Fuck it. Opening the wine.

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Yes, Tony, we’ve heard all these soundbites. Move on, FFS.

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Here we go. [Gets popcorn.]

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I am going to watch Crusader Rabbit at the National Press Club at 1230 AEDT, even though I have no vodka handy. This is professionalism.

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RT @jdub: @stilgherrian This speaks to your following practices. [Yes. Yes, it does.]

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For a while there I was seeing Twitter without being filtered out. It was… horrifying. [Shudder.]

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@dobes And douse it with disinfectant?

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5at5daily 5at5 number 137, Friday: UFOs, abstract aerials, parachuting aeroplane, teen social media, and H G Wells’ vision tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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@dannolan This does not address the problem, really.

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Since Yosemite broke Janetter, I’ve just switched to TweetDeck. Now I have to reinstate all my mutes. Crying.

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@mrowe Ah. There is that. Producing that segment was… challenging. It put me into a very strange place.

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mrowe I listened to the first half of @stilgherrian’s latest 9pm Edict on the way to work this morning and I’m not quite sure what just happened.

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“The 9pm I can’t believe it’s not January” podcast page updated with links. stilgherrian.com/edict/00034/ pic.twitter.com/gzD9CLWEra

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Being tempted by earthmoving equipment.

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Here’s @MsLods’ latest “news round-up: law + technology” mslods.com/2015/02/01/msl…

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jdub Shorten said 2015 would be Labor’s “year of ideas”. It’s February. Had any?

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Mon plan: Blog posts x 3 (1 done); laugh at Queensland (ongoing); kangaroo; afternoon TBA; early night. Suggestions for changes welcome.

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New blog post: “Weekly Wrap 243: Wattle, delays and fatigue” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/24… pic.twitter.com/jBHk8B8pKq

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@BXGD Now I have to look things up to understand. It is a burden, this American stuff.

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DJBentley Cory, a controversial figure. pic.twitter.com/V6kpK2IY9s

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edbott Hell. Yes. RT @ricfouad: Best statement I’ve seen on . Via @NYCJulieNYC pic.twitter.com/R5sYIina8T

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Mon plan, draft: Laugh at Queensland; blog posts x 3; kangaroo; afternoon TBA; early night, with luck. Suggestions for changes welcome.

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Monday. They have invented a new way to make your life a misery. It will not replace previous methods, but add to them. Monday.

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