‘Nuremberg says you can’t obey the orders of an idiot, and Tony Abbott has been told this by the Navy. He would have been told the same thing by Yudhoyono too, had he deigned to have the conversation.
‘But Tony hates hearing the bad news, so he avoided the conversation with Yudhoyono, and he’s never going to have it. He’s just going to push ahead with his fool policy and hope there’s a Navy captain out there somewhere who’s just as cowardly as him.
‘What a goose. What a fantastist. What a cringeing, cowardly, body-building, eye-avoiding creepy little man. What a goose.’