The Trouble With Political Jokes Is That They Get Elected

As if I needed any more proof that the vast number of my countrymen are deeply stupid people, John Howard was re-elected as moron in chief. Not that Latham‘s any better, but it seems Australians are far too apathetic to kick the arses of two of the country’s biggest idiots. At least there is some satire on the matter around: You have betrayed the lord our Gough and his only begotten political son, Latho. Fie, FIE! I predict there will be seven plagues of regret: the sale of Telstra, the destruction of Medicare, more damaging Americanisations, higher interest rates, further embarrassing human rights abuses against immigrants and indigenous people, Christian fundamentalists, and Tony Abbott

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