It'd be different if anyone actually said something of any consequence, anything that had any meaning attached to it, but nope, all we got for the whole campaign, during the victory speeches and for the past two days was that same ol' repetition of the same ol' platitudes, catch phrases and sound bites, and if I have to listen to the ABC playing that embarrassing commercial radio clip of her pretending to be a pirate to make herself seem personable to the average Queensland mouth-breather... arghh.
I ended up turning the election coverage off way before the actual day because it became impossible to give a flying f*ck about just about all of it. I'm actually looking forward to a full on thoroughgoing depression so I won't have to hear the 'working family' mantra ever again. What are they going to pull out of the hat and do to death next? Starving families?
Who is responsible for the devolution of politics into blathering drivel? How do the politicians actually manage to repeat it over and over without feeling the need to split their own heads open, reach in and remove their own frontal lobes? (Sorry Lobes)
Still, I do wish her luck. She'll need it. Stepping out of the Beatmeister's white shoes and into some sensible flatties is going to be tough, given the old boy's club she's up against.