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Wong’s fant-Asia

18 November 2016

3:52 PM

18 November 2016

3:52 PM

US-AUSTRALIA-FINANCE-WONGGod only knows what Labor’s foreign affairs spokeswoman Senator Penny Wong actually meant by her recent remarks regarding Australia realigning itself with Asia over the (Trump-led) United States. And I’m saying that as someone who actually likes her and respects her as a politician of talent and stature.

But I get exactly the same reaction whenever someone talks about being closer (or whatever euphemisms and variations you prefer) with Asia:

There is no “Asia”.

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