SUSTAINED adverse pressure over her rorting of travel allowances caused the speaker of the house to resign, but still the expenses saga continues.
This seems to suggest the problem is deep-rooted and contagious within Parliament.
To address the problem, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced a “feel-good” root-and-branch review of parliamentary entitlements, which is a prevaricating misdiagnosis of the real sickness and will not cure this morbid affliction of the mind.
Any bush doctor worth his salt would diagnose this communicable complaint as “purse pride” – very contagious, but not affecting everyone.
First identified in the 1600s among the ruling political elite, it is brought on by sudden wealth and extravagant entitlement in the absence of real distinction and is characterised by a puffed-up appearance and arrogance.
There is no cure and it may be zoonotic.
Should the complaint get into a mob near you, heavy culling is the best remedy.
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