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We have become Pavlov’s dogs – or Mark McGowan’s and Dan Andrews’, anyway

21 July 2021

5:00 PM

21 July 2021

5:00 PM

Just mention lockdown and a certain type of Australian starts salivating — Victorians and Western Australians. That’s one of the key take-outs of this week’s Essential Poll.

Essential asked about the speed of the New South Wales lockdown. Fascinatingly, a solid 56 per cent of New South Welshfolk believed the Berejiklian government had either moved at “about the right speech” or “too quickly”:

Essential Research


But have a look at the other states:

Essential Research

Mark McGowan’s lapdogs and the yapping chihuahuas of the #IStandWithDan cult disapproved mightily. They’ve been thoroughly housetrained by their leaders. Even Queenslanders tut-tutted. They look more like Annastacia Palaszczuk’s pet poodles than, say, the blue heelers you’d find on a big cattle property.

Pavlov’s dogs all round, conditioned to drool at dross from their masters.

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