This in the emerald city:
And this from the socialists by the muddy Yarra:
Well you know how to google all those stories.
Meanwhile, back at the Death Star, where the death stare is highly fashionable, it's the same old same old:
Well there's one way to end speculation and end the self-interest of the jackals gathering around the lonely man limping and bleeding in the unloved desert.
Bring it on.
But you'll notice this Friday Abbott didn't have the courage to bring it on. Maybe he's counted the numbers ...
Strange, you'd think the bully had it in him to take on the world, strutting about like some cowpoke from the old west. So that's what riding horses or bikes can do to you.
The pond is indebted to a reader drawing attention to this excellent sequence of photos by Alex Hellinghausen:
And here's Alex himself, in front of a portrait of macho man - he also won a Yooralla Media award for his photos of Australia's paralympians but looking at these, he takes the pond's prize for Abbott snapping.
And finally, the pond is indebted to a commenter for this wondrous set of remarks by Margo Kingston in relation to the
By golly, and some claim the pond says what it thinks.
And guess what, the frenzy is going to keep on getting better by the day.
That's what you cop when a strident belligerent bully throws the kitchen sink at anyone standing in the way of his survival ... and the apparatchiks in Murdoch la la land keep on facilitating him ...
Now let's see how the
Come on, the lawyers need the work.
Ah well, the pond is standing for good government to finally get going next Monday ... without all this sublime hoo hah and comical fuss.
Don't hold your breath ... it could be fatal ... almost as bad as that death stare ...
Now for all those who enjoyed the concept of EOG, aka early onset grumpiness, here's a clip from Portlandia explaining it.
The pond suspects that Tony Abbott is going to be gripped by the disease shortly: