Tim Blair:Â WHY THEY TRY
Our approval rating from Afghan welfare seekers is up:
Â “My friends tell me to go to Australia, they were completely satisfied with their conditions on Christmas Island, they play sport, have internet,Â it is very good.”Â
That’s nice. Except for people who are killed trying to get there.
In case you had any doubt, Â it’sÂ all Tony Abott’s fault.
Main headline at the SMH’s homepage: “Abbott keeps saying ‘no’.”Â
An update from “Lets build ’em a bridge!”