“Just zip it Andrews…we have had enough of you”

I think Daniel Andrews is finally beginning to see what a screw up he has been and how tragically he has mangled the response to Covid. Of course, he doesn’t put it quite that way: Andrews declares Covid response a ‘triumph’. From the article:

Daniel Andrews has declared Victoria’s response to the pandemic has been a “triumph” but has conceded his government has made mistakes in its handling of COVID-19.

And then he gnashes at the ungrateful sods who fail to appreciate his towering genius:

“We’ve got some people who just can’t find it in themselves to say ‘well done’ and to speak out against extremism.”

As a completely clueless buffoon, he reaches astonishing heights.

More broadly, Mr Andrews argued it was state governments, and not federal ones, who now play a more consequential role in driving the economy and improving people’s standards of living….

Mr Andrews said states now oversee the “big levers of productivity” including health, education, energy and infrastructure, which will drive future economic growth.

“The big drivers of our standard of living and our quality of life, productivity and therefore people’s prospects, sense of security and options in life … are all run by the states now,” the Victorian Premier said.

“It’s the main game.”

This is from the man who has left the state a financial wreck and taken Melbourne from The World’s Most Liveable City to a barren wasteland. But he does now say this.

But Mr Andrews – who presided over the world’s longest lockdown in Melbourne in an effort to quash the virus – admitted his government’s response to the pandemic hasn’t been flawless.

“I wouldn’t want anyone to think we regard our pandemic response across the board as having been perfect, he told former Labor campaigner Stephen Donnelly.

Not flawless, was it? As noted by the first three “Most Liked Comments” out of 620:

Victoria under Daniel Andrews has become a tragedy – for those people who never vote Labor, but worse still for those of us who entrusted him to the role of Premier of our state. Power has gone to his head and when he is not trumpeting his triumphs he resorts to lecturing those who are opposed to him. He has become addicted to power and control so he needs to be removed as soon as we can do it. You cannot argue with individuals like this who have become so fixated on their own self preservation. The only option is to vote them out as soon as the opportunity arises.

I am so over him using the word extremist to describe everyday Australians voicing their opinions. Thousands upon thousands demonstrating against him for weeks and no arrests, no damage and no injuries. Where are the people getting hurt dan? Do us a favour and release the data used to inform your restrictions instead of wasting taxpayer dollars to keep it hidden.

Just zip it Andrews…we have had enough of you.

Worst premier ever is how he will be remembered.

42 thoughts on ““Just zip it Andrews…we have had enough of you””

  1. There are simply not enough negative adjectives in my vocabulary to describe just how bottom of the barrel this political cockroach has turned out to be.

    He is vile.


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  2. Andrews greatest trick is to convince voters he is a centrist rather than a collectivist left ideologue.
    He has no interest in the rights of an individual other than as a exemplar for his visionary society. Once you do not comply or adore then the heavy hand of the state is justifiably brought down on the miscreant.
    He has tried to build the big state with big business and a grossly obese public sector that feeds upon the private sector to exist.
    Industrial laws and compliance for private industry are absurdly punitive and invasive. Teams of uniformed apparatchiks routinely knock on the door of private businesses to look for fault or “explain” the new social obsession of the state that must be implemented or you lose your right to trade.
    Exposing Dan and his regime for what they are is easy but our opposition cannot articulate a conservative vision with any conviction. Many people are hungry for change from the the relentless nanny state.
    Don’t talk of plans or targets but about the family and your right to freely associate and make decisions in your own best interest. It’s kryptonite to TaliDan.


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  3. Thing is, all these fleeing Victorians better not bring their politics with them.

    Anyway, the Vic economy is so cratered the only way is up from all this. If only VicPol wasn’t so compromised.


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  4. ‘health, education, energy, and infrastructure’
    In Australia, these are typically loss-making-ventures; not engines of “productivity”.

    Weighed down by excessive regulation, bureaucracy, and government intervention, they are luxury items purchased at excessively inflated prices on credit cards that were once funded from the actual productive economy; the golden goose that has been decimated by incompetent vandals.

    No, the only thing Dan has done to ‘people’s standards of living….’…is smash them; for generations to come. And, for good measure, their liberty along with it – completely trashed.

    And for this, he expects thanks and praise (like a dog admiring the massive turd it just left on your lounge room floor).

    Well, don’t expect a medal, Dan. Expect a trial and then a cell (and that’s best case).


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  5. We speak about how he will be remembered. According to Newpoll he is on track to romp it in…again. He may have a while to go yet before we can ‘remember’ him. I hope he sees his self evil ghost of Christmas Past, recants and resigns by 24th December.


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  6. We’ve got some people who just can’t find it in themselves to say ‘well done’

    Fair enough.
    Well done.
    You slid out from the deaths of 768 people like an oiled eel.


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  7. I think Daniel Andrews is finally beginning to see what a screw up he has been and how tragically he has mangled the response to Covid.

    I don’t think so. The Fucking Bat Eared Mong is impervious to reason, logic and facts and is incapable of being self critical.


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  8. Chairman Dan is simply the most dangerous politician Australia has ever seen.

    But he follows a long line of predecessors, including and lastly, Julia Gillard the humble Communist Party typist who grew up to be PM.


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  9. Well in the last election he used state employees as advertising materials and public funding to pay for campaign workers.

    Is there anything to stop him doing it again.

    The opposition was handed a golden opportunity to rake Andrews over the coals and woo people with a parallel regime of regulations – using NSW as their example (whatever you think of NSW’ Covid response, it was better than VIC’s) and as the measure of effectiveness. Did they?

    Come election time they will just find some laser pointer issue and shine it on the ground with quick flickering movement. The MSM will swell with irrelevancies and distractions, and for every line they report from the opposition they will include a dozen lines of editorialising with their own error riddled opinion.

    That is how I see it.

    Now see Dim Parrothead in NSW – he can point to Victoria as if their failure was his achievement. The way the Libs handled NSW will not see them turfed out. They should. A shade better than disastrous is nothing to boast about, but the fact of the matter is that most voters and the government conceived the same (exaggerated) threat so the government will look like they played it right.

    Certainly Labor in NSW were missing in action throughout.

    It will take years yet for the truth to come out.


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  10. Andrews greatest trick is to convince voters he is a centrist rather than a collectivist left ideologue.

    Spot on. He can get away with it because the centre itself has moved leftwards. For example, I am astounded when I hear socially conservative evangelical Christians say they would have liked to vote Labour in the federal eelction in 2019 but Bill Shorten turned them off with his anti-religious freedom rhetoric. These are the people who were taken in by Kevin Rudd.

    I note Shorten – now a church going Anglican rather than a lapsed Catholic- often has his picture taken outside church of a Sunday. He’s learned his lesson – active Christians are a significant bloc of the electorate whom he cannot afford to alienate if he is to be PM one day.


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  11. Biggest problem I see for the opposition getting any traction with all the scandals is getting any airtime from the media. Just look at the history of all the scandals, barely a peep.
    In order for the opposition to make any headway we have to have the media willing to throw danny boy under the bus and I don’t see any evidence they’re going to do that.


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  12. According to Newpoll he is on track to romp it in…again.

    He will.

    It would be unbelievable if we didn’t know about the “education” system and the “news” media.

    Melbourne is the world’s most locked down city – that is, has suffered the most loss of freedom and opportunities of anywhere in the world – yet Victoria is 8th out of 8 in Australia’s jurisdictions, by the length of the straight, in Covid “cases”, hospitalisations, ICU admissions and deaths*. Is that so hard to understand? Apparently so.

    * I know the figures are rubbish but they’re presumably equally rubbish for all 8 jurisdictions, so it’s still fair to conclude that, as Intractable so eloquently pts it, Maximum Leader has deposited a massive turd on Victoria’s lounge room floor.


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  13. @Roger:

    “I note Shorten – now a church going Anglican rather than a lapsed Catholic- often has his picture taken outside church of a Sunday. He’s learned his lesson – active Christians are a significant bloc of the electorate whom he cannot afford to alienate if he is to be PM one day.”

    There is something in a certain book about “religious virtue-signaling”. A quick search leads to this:

    In Matthew 6:1-6, Jesus says:

    “Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.

    2 “So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 3 But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, 4 so that your giving may be in secret. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.

    5 “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 6 But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.”

    See also; the parable about the Pharisee and the Tax Collector at the Temple.

    Regardless of one’s personal degree of religiosity, these words apply and can also be VERY relevant in work and social situations. There is a good reason for relentless contempt for “virtue signalers.”

    “Contempt”; because most of us lack the desire or the divinity to forgive such behaviour. Merely trying to stumble through each day without stuffing up relationships with friends and loved ones is a big enough challenge for most mortals.


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  14. The way the Libs handled NSW will not see them turfed out. They should. A shade better than disastrous is nothing to boast about

    There is no way on this earth that the NSW gliberals (and their national agrarian socialist rump) will win the next state election. They have no electoral mandate as it is. A WA style electoral thrashing looms in their future. This is not a good thing, as labore will of course be even worse, with Minnimax in particular being a spectacularly mediocre dullard.

    However, given their appalling performance over the years (culminating in the ridiculous bat eared mong inspired fascist idiocy we’ve been subjected to since mid June this year) and their unrepentant implementation of labore’s and the greenfilth’s policies for them, I simply cannot vote for the NSW gliberals. What the hell do they expect – gratitude for being placed under house arrest for the last six months? They can FOAD and so can that grotesque deformed jug eared imbecile in Victoria. Way past time he had another “mysterious accident” and preferably a fatal one.


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  15. There is no way on this earth that the NSW gliberals (and their national agrarian socialist rump) will win the next state election.

    I hope you are right. I am going to labour like a scholar to make sure my vote does not sneak its way the them in cunningly disguised as a preference.

    Just that, mandate aside, a lot of New South Welsh think the Coof was a stealthy killer and the government did a good job protecting them.


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  16. Just that, mandate aside, a lot of New South Welsh think the Coof was a stealthy killer and the government did a good job protecting them.

    a lot of people are idiots, too.


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  17. This could be applied to Australian governments too, but comes to us via Gateway Pundit’s Christina Laila:
    Dr. Robert Malone, the inventor of the mRNA vaccines, accused Dr. Fauci and others of lying and causing the death of over 500,000 Americans by preventing HCQ and Ivermectin, and other treatments from COVID-19 patients.
    Dr. Malone and Ron Johnson are right. It is well documented that Dr. Fauci and top US doctors conspired to disqualify and condemn hydroxychloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment.



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  18. Vic border exemption system ‘inhumane’
    Thousands of Victorians were unjustly denied a COVID-19 border exemption to return home to farewell dying loved ones, attend medical appointments, care for sick family members or start jobs.

    That is the finding of an investigation by the Victorian ombudsman into the Department of Health’s border exemption scheme, which offered residents a pathway back from COVID-stricken NSW this year. More here https://www.northweststar.com.au/story/7540759/vic-border-exemption-system-inhumane/?cs=9397


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  19. Andrews’s hubris is utterly gobsmacking. What a pos. Unfortunately, things here in Victoriastan are just going to get worse. The swamp is too deep and Mrs MS and I are off out here, back interstate to where we have family.


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  20. Vic border exemption system ‘inhumane’

    “The ombudsman has recommended the state government acknowledge the distress the system caused, improve policy and guidance for such schemes and consider redress payments by application to help those denied exemptions to cover financial costs.”

    So Vic Health dept. beauracrats were operating an inhumane system that the Andrews government was presiding over and nobody responsible gets fined or gaoled, as an ordinary citizen might if found to be acting inhumanely towards animals.

    This is why they do it – they know there are no real consequences.


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  21. Andrews’s hubris is utterly gobsmacking.

    Yes. The way he treats the Victorian public suggests that his security in his position rests on something other than the will of the people.

    I don’t know how much of a useful idiot he is, but someone is bribing, threatening or otherwise manipulating him and while he obeys, he obviously feels secure.


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  22. Andrews’s hubris is utterly gobsmacking.

    If he changed it so you smacked candidates in the gob instead of voted then he might well be a shoe in with no shenanigans necessary.

    Most interesting would be to watch most Victorians updating their electoral details to put them in his electorate – single Vinnies bins would each have nine or ten families registered.

    And if you want, you can bring a cricket bat with nails hammered through it and give him a real heartfelt endorsement.


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  23. If Matthew Guy is the best the Libs can come up with, I hate to say it but Andrews will be reelected.
    I detest Andrews but he is a highly successful retail politician who plays the opposition on a break.
    If the Libs had any cojones they would come out with some positive policies which are not to the left of Labor.
    I believe they even supported the ban on gas exploration for gawds sake.The only thing that will energize the Libs ( and it may not work ) is another crushing defeat.
    I fear we are on the way to a one party state.


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  24. We are a long way from getting out of the woods. Our pathological liar in Victoria has doubled down at every roadblock. for him and his ilk, the needle rape program is just another opportunity to test the limits of his depravity. So, right now, he’s doing his good cop routine, and he will be back at divide and conquer around March next year.


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  25. Worst premier of any State ever and (helped by ScoMor’on) oversaw the most repressive, least rational and all-round worst response on the planet to the “pandemic”.


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  26. “health, education, energy and infrastructure, which will drive future economic growth.”

    Government funded economic growth, what a great plan for prosperity. The government might be funding it but who’ll actually pay for it.


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  27. Two reasons why Dan will get in again.

    1. As has been said above, the Libs are pathetic.

    2. The msm is an arm of Labor and the Left in general. (The ABC’s Fran Kelly “USED” to be an activist, remember.) The two are not unrelated. In fact the Libs are now a wing of Labor as well, as someone above implied.

    It’s not something peculiar to Victoria: it’s happening worldwide. Look at Bojo’s “Conservatives” in Britain – you can achieve a thumping Conservative majority, and yet flip radical green left on a farthing.

    There’s something in the water.

    But this is to remember when it’s all over – pace Trump – “Everything Dan turns to sh%t.”


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  28. I note Shorten – now a church going Anglican rather than a lapsed Catholic- often has his picture taken outside church of a Sunday. He’s learned his lesson – active Christians are a significant bloc of the electorate whom he cannot afford to alienate if he is to be PM one day.

    As if on cue: “Staunch Catholic” KKK “told FamilyVoice that the Labor leader, Anthony Albanese, had sought to reconnect with faith communities through a series of multi-faith roundtables discussing shared values including social services, aged care, care for the environment and reducing economic inequality.”

    Labor reaches out to religious communities with faith and climate summit


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