At a time when Tony Abbott's government is doing its level best to make its thought crime legislation retrospective, and demonisation is running rampant, it takes a skilled apologist to weave and warp the message so it feels pretty tasty ...
In times of crisis like that, the pond always turns to the Oz editorialist ... a balanced and judicious reptile, who after a dose of kool aid, can always manage the chant, Tony Abbott good, four legs bad:
Thanks be unto the sage reptiles for their calm talk of notorious monsters. Let the drones fall from the skies on wedding parties, it's so much more clinical and clean.
Thank the long absent lord the PM has been strong and assured!
What's that you say? So was Hitler? Off to the Godwin's Law swear jar with you, and let us listen to the concluding verses of the reptiles in rapture:
At first the pond was resistant to highlighting the Murdochian idea of community engagement, but it's important that we see skilled engagers at work, so show us Murdochian reptiles, show us how it's done:
Joseph McCarthy would be proud ... Joseph McCarthy would be pleased ...