GASP: Franking my dear, Tony doesn’t give a damn

In the week that was, hairspray and make-up took centre stage as our political leaders pursued the women's vote, while Commonwealth Bank waged war on offshore Goliaths.

You could be forgiven for thinking the prime minister and Opposition leader jointly delivered The Gettysburg Address, or birthed a baby calf in bracing winds this week, given the adulation that has been heaped on the second election debate.

It’s true there were improvements on the previous Press Club encounter. For one, Kevin Rudd’s hair was beaten into stoic submission by you can only imagine how many cans of industrial strength hairspray.



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