The Art of the Australian Insult

A wounded animal
August 1, 2008, 7:12 am
Filed under: Politicians | Tags: ,

“He’s like one of those wounded animals on three legs. You feel very sorry for him, but you know what needs to be done.”

Senior Liberal on Brendan Nelson, whose continued leadership of the Opposition is now in some doubt. Another frontbencher commented after seeing Nelson argue with fellow parliamentarians in the partyroom:

“It was horrible. He was being bullied by septuagenarians.”


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