Our PM Scott Morrison isn’t really dealing with these bushfires very well is he? After denying climate change is a thing (again) he chucked his best Harold Holt impression for a bit before declaring he will not give aid to all the volunteer firefighters who have been fighting tooth and nail against the bushfires on their own time and dime.
It’s been a stressful few weeks for ol’ mate Scotty to say the least and he’s decided to unwind a bit by treating himself to an early holiday. While Australia is still burning.
According to The Australian, Scott Morrison – who is our Prime Minister and Australia’s leader by the way – has decided to take an “early personal holiday” by jetting off to “an undisclosed overseas location” with his family ahead of “several bilateral overseas” trips in January that’ll include India.
So Scotty has gone overseas – while Australia continues to burn – ahead of a bunch of trips that’ll see him be overseas. In the meantime, deputy PM Michael McCormack is in the big boy seat and – again, this needs to be repeated – Australia continues to burn.
Treasurer John Frydenberg also refused to spill the deets on ol’ mate PM’s location, only saying that Scotty is “having a well deserved break” after a “very busy year.”
Unsurprisingly, Aussies aren’t too happy with Scotty’s latest Harold Holt impression while bushfires continue to rage across NSW and the rest of the population is either busy fighting said bushfires or are busy working.
Many have taken to Twitter to express their frustration at Scotty and caused the hashtags #WheresScotty and #WhereTheBloodyHellAreYou to trend in Australia.
For what it’s worth, this marks Scotty’s first holiday since his Fiji trip in May after the federal election. Must be nice to go on two overseas trips within months of each other, one of which was taken the country he’s PM of is literally still on fire.
To be fair to Scott Morrision, if I were PM of Australia and I denied emergency support for the bushfires, continued to deny climate change, and am trying to shift the spotlight onto some cooked religious discrimination bill that I’m trying to entrench into law, I’d also fly to some undisclosed overseas location too.
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