The Art of the Australian Insult


An exercise in egomania
September 15, 2008, 3:09 am
Filed under: Politicians | Tags: ,

Treasurer Wayne Swan declares that Peter Costello’s memoirs “are an exercise in egomania if ever I’ve seen one” and argues,

“Apart from the well-documented pea-hearted involving the leadership, he was a policy lamb. He was so timid that, despite saying he would strike out in areas of his own, he never did…

“He launched a couple of petulant but futile attempts to get Howard to take his back and ball and go home.”

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