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Fed up and grumpy

Can we please stop talking about things that ain’t gonna happen

16 March 2024

9:00 AM

16 March 2024

9:00 AM

Maybe I’m becoming a grumpy old woman – OK, I’m already a grumpy old woman – but I am getting increasingly fed up by the endless discussion of things that just ain’t going to happen. Why bother, me thinks, unless the instigator of the discussion wants to show off. But aren’t there enough pompous gits in the world already? Obviously, I notice these things when they are close to my professional world of Australian economic policy, but examples abound across the board – think here the ‘two-state solution’.

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