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Dead cats

“Let us suppose you are losing an argument. Your best bet in these circumstances is to throw a dead cat on the table. The key point is that everyone will shout ‘Jeez mate, there’s a dead cat on the table’, in other words, they will be talking about the dead cat and won’t be talking about the issue that has been causing you so much grief.” – political strategist, Lynton Crosby

Dead cats

I think, finally, I’m done. There is only so much of a good thing one can take and, whilst the US presidential election has been a constant comic delight, I really have had enough.   Humour only goes...

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