There he stood.. hand on heart and foot in mouth! Blah..blah.. blahblah... etc.. Mr Shorten, the colossus of chaos, the anti Messiah of mayhem, the manager of mobocracy, and the street fighter who strictly follows only one rule.. kill or be killed, and obviously the man with the shortest memory on the planet.
Mr Abbott is not a 'bad' prime Minister, he is, by current reckoning.. a typical one. Promise the sun the moon and the stars....then when you disclose 'how' you intend to do it (after the election) the electorate is so stunned like a head of beef about to be bled to death, that they wonder if the party in power has any resemblance to the party they elected. A a quick reading of Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" would benefit all sides of our political spectrum.
"Perhaps the sentiments on these pages are not yet sufficiently fashionable to procure them general favor. A long habit of not thinking a thing as wrong, gives the superficial appearance of being right"