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Reader riposte: Gusmao's lever

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7 July 2010 15:18

Andrew R. responds to Sam's post of this morning:

Interesting, Sam, interesting indeed, but while PM Gillard gets to neutralise (however temporarily) a ticklish election issue, what does Gusmao get? Oh...riiiiight...that thing the East Timorese want.

Well hey, maybe the refugees could operate it? And the East Timorese get the profits? And gas is a cleaner burning energy source, right? Thereby, Gillard addresses the refugee issue, East Timorese development assistance AND climate change in one glorious and sinister masterstroke! Genius.