Australia: The Stupid, Stupid Country

Australia: The Stupid, Stupid Country, by David Archibald.

Recently on Catallaxy Files an anonymous author referred to Australia as “this stupid, stupid country.” In the words of one of the great figures in Australian cinema, the Humungus in Mad Max 2, “I understand your pain”, having come to the same conclusion in 2011.

That was the year that Qantas grounded some aircraft in Australia because the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano had erupted in Chile and traces of ash in the upper atmosphere were visible on satellite photos. Qantas reacted like the hysterical schoolgirls that they are.

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