28 May 2013

Turn-Coat Words

 

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Lies I can live with – subtle or bare-faced
they’re currency politicians are made of;
where I grit my teeth anguished is in the
way their campaigns create implications
out of redundancies in colloquial speech –
those old adages are supposed to be an
accord that we need only listen for what
we want to hear – but not any more

Clive Palmer’s mob assures us it is dead,
buried under a cloud of political spin for
reasons clearly too obscure to elucidate
without giving double-speak advantages
in turn-coat words to two-faced buggers
who’re effectively the only opposition
© 3 May 2013, I. D. Carswell

Clive Palmer confident of United Australia
Party registration

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/rob-messenger-is-uaps-first-federal-candidate/story-fn59niix-1226633764114