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‘What the bloody hell are ya up to?’ Clueless Aussie government’s mishandling of Covid is a global joke waiting for a punchline

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18.08.2021

Scott Morrison, before he became Prime Minister of Australia, was something of a marketing guru, best known for a controversial and short-lived international tourism campaign that begged the question from bemused foreigners, “Where the bloody hell are ya?” In the same spirit, we now have to ask Scotty from Marketing, “What the bloody hell are ya up to?”

One Sydney shopkeeper and artist summed it up in a handwritten sign: “Dear loyal customers, We will be closed till early 2023 because Scott, front of the queue, Morrison f***ed up our vaccination roll out. We thank you for your patience”.

And the note’s author, James Powditch is not my only frustrated compatriot. Because Australia is in a mess. A bloody great coronavirus-shaped shambles and the rest of the world, frankly, is starting to think that Morrison and his mates haven’t got a clue about what they are doing, that they’re a few kangaroos short in the top paddock, as we might say back home.

While nations across........

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