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The Short and Excruciatingly Embarrassing Reign of Captain Abbott
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Introduction Australia, Stop Hitting Yourself 1 The Gathering Storm 2 Meet the Motley Crew 3 Mandate, Mandate, Mandate! 4 The Right to Be a Bigot 5 For Those Who've Come Across the Seas... 6 Classified On-Water Matters 7 Putting the Coal into Coalition 8 No Cuts to Health 9 Not Your Average Jo(k)e 10 Meet the New Senate! 11 Someone's Getting a Shirtfrontin' 12 We All Live in a Competitively Evaluated Submarine 13 The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Spill Motion 14 Good Government Starts Today 15 I'm a Fixer 16 Who's Afraid of Human Rights? 17 The Hunt for Team Australia 18 Everywhere with Helicopter 19 Whither Labor? 20 Abandon Ship! Epilogue Is This the Best We Can Do? Acknowledgement Or Who's to Blame for this Book

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Andrew P Street is an Adelaide-built, Sydney-based journalist, editor, columnist and failed indie rock star responsible for 'View from the Street' in the digital edition of The Sydney Morning Herald. Over the last two decades he's been published internationally in Time Out, Rolling Stone, NME, The Guardian, GQ and Elle. This is his first book.

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A lively and well organised account... Street lays the mockery on thick... with a savage and intelligent wit. * The Australian * Well-researched... Street is very funny... Debunks the dangerous assumption that our politicians are good people who deserve respect. * The Saturday Age *

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