Does the whole ALP wear skirts or what?

I mean seriously what a pack of blouses, moaning over being compared to Downfall. All the Mark Dreyfus has done is ensure they get mocked with heaps of Downfall parodies:

Remarks comparing the federal government to the Nazi party are offensive and hurtful, new federal Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus says.

Coalition frontbencher Christopher Pyne on Sunday said the federal government was unravelling like Hitler’s government in the movie Downfall.

Mr Pyne said the resignation of two senior ministers and Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s subsequent reshuffle showed the government was divided and dysfunctional.

Mr Dreyfus called on Opposition Leader Tony Abbott to direct Mr Pyne to withdraw and apologise for the comments.

“These immature and offensive comments have no place in Australian political debate,” Mr Dreyfus told journalists on Sunday.

“There is no place in Australian political debate for a comparison of any Australian government with Hitler’s Third Reich.

“These comments are deeply hurtful to holocaust survivors, they are deeply hurtful to any right thinking Australian.”

Of course where would you be with the Labor party without the hypocrisy: 

Mr Dreyfus said his own comments last year comparing Mr Abbott’s campaign on the carbon tax to Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels was different.

“That’s a quite different thing, it’s a very, very specific and targeted comment about the propaganda techniques.”

Oh that’s alright then…when you do it. Hypocrites.

Here is a reminder of one I did for the 2008 election:


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  • Whafe

    Hypocrisy sums up the Labour / Pinko movement so so well…
    It is ok for me, but not you………. Pppffffttttttttttttttttttt

  • TayheiNotts

    I have been ploughing my way through William L. Shirer’s weighty tome, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich. As such I can appreciate the quality of that 2008 film clip. It deserves a wider audience than what it has got. Such a brilliant piss take.

  • Robert M

    Although the assumption of the 2pm political hour on Radio Live-Thursday seems to be that Aussie politics and NZ are similar I doubt. Labour women politicians here seem to be asexual or lesbian in the ALP women are almost always cougars into younger toyboys. If the husband is a bead it , to open up the playing field. This was my general assumption about Gillards hairdresser. I can’t imagine a MP with the name Nicola Roxon would be electable here as it would be assumed to be a porn star. But for the Aussie’s it would be acceptable and probably ideal because a left wing chick to be elected has to look good and have younger boyfriends.
    Julie Bishop is the liberal equivalent and probably has had half a dozen husband. MOst of the top Australian liberals would have been in the asylum or Auckland council here, it would difficult to concieve any could be elected to the Wellington parliament.
    Roxon’s has retired because she is too old to be hot enough ( like kernot and lawrence) and because of a lack of dedication to the liberal cause. As ahetro women she puts her own offspring first. In the past in British Labour and Tory politicians usually carried on till they died of alcholism or exposure in a brothel. When Thatcher was elected leader the Old Etonians continued to serve here , even though in the days following her election as leader Hailsham. Whiteleaw , Gilmour and ever other old Etonian cried continuously about the outrage of the inconcievable election of the jumped up ‘bitch’. Even when they spoke at public meetings they balling their eyes out they were so appalled. Nevertheless the served her to the last ditch. Roxon has put her family first. Bob Hawke ignored his while they partied and died on Heroin.
    The ALP women therefore must be regarded as less formidable and less miguided than their NZLP counterparts, ie they’ll probably accept Rudd back if support declines to 20%.

    • Patrick

      in the ALP women are almost always cougars into younger toyboys
      Penny Wong being the exception to that rule – along with Gillard herself.