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He's Gotta Go - Tony Abbott for ex-Prime Minister

Paul Spencer, 2014

Tony Abbott, he’s gotta go
He’s gotta go, he’s gotta go, he’s gotta go, he’s gotta go
He’s got a gonad hangin’ out at a diplomatic function
I hope whoever put him there is feeling some compunction
And it’s throw the man out, he shall not keep the crown
The future of this country starts with bringing Abbott down
It’s partly that he lacks a basic social education
He’s leering at his daughters and embarrassing the nation
But mainly … he’ll kick us in the ditch
His neoliberal policies betray us to the rich
Tony Abbott, he’s gotta go

He’s got a goatish look about him in the way he leans towards you
Or is that just him listening while ASIO records you?
And it’s throw...
It’s partly that he’s guided by Leviticus quotations
And he’d rather bring the witch-hunts back than end discrimination
But mainly …

He’s got a ghost of Mussolini standing just behind his shoulder
He may not be as scary but he would if he were bolder
And it’s throw...
It’s partly that in climate talks he makes an awful racket
When he wouldn’t know a snowfall from the dandruff on his jacket
But mainly …

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