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In the “a picture says a thousand words” department, this photo of Tony Abbott winning hearts and minds was scree-grabbed from a PDF of last Tuesday’s SMH:

Tony Abbott is in the middle of a shopping centre, surrounded by minders and journalists - he is jabbing his index finger towards an elderly woman with his eyes squinted, his chin down and his lip curling - the woman is taken aback, her eyes wide and staring

Off message - the Opposition leader meets voters in the Melbourne suburb of Alston yesterday (Source: SMH 20th July 2010 | Photo: Glen McCurtayne)

Interestingly, the comments on this page refer to the image above, but it’s no longer visible in the online edition. Why not?

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9 replies

  1. I’d love to know what that conversation was about, and exactly what he was saying to her, and how she felt about it.

  2. Caption contest!!
    I’ll start:
    “Now, wait just a cotton-pickin’ minute, pal…”

  3. “Aaah, wait a minute … you’re one of these … um … women, aren’t you?”

  4. Of course I’m the best person to decide how you spend half your pension, come on you know it’s true.

  5. He looks like he’s about to charge at her, doesn’t he?

  6. It looks like he’s telling her to go sit in the naughty chair.

  7. Evil wiggle wants you to know that Captain Feathersword has been detained by the immigration authorities.

  8. “Don’t tell me I don’t get you.”


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