Henry in The Australian 3 Dec 2010:
A leaked missive suggests the nation of Ergastia has some parallels with Australia.
Simple folks at best, Ergastia's 264 is struggling to manage a mining boom.
The Ergastian Loiterers' Party (ELP) views the boom as an opportunity to do more of what Ergastian politicians do best; that is, spend other people's money. So do its allies, the country subsidy dependents, who have never seen a pork barrel on which they did not want to stand.
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