I know this is a bit belated — I thought the post had gone through but apparently not.
On the one hand, giving a knighthood to Prince Phillip was a stupid idea and a great example of how out of touch Tony Abbott really is. And anything that makes Abbott less popular and electable has got to be a good thing for the country.
On the other hand, it’s far and away the least harmful thing he’s done as PM, simply because it didn’t involve killing people, desecrating the environment, pissing off other countries, or tanking the economy.
So my main thought was “Really. Really? THIS is the straw that broke the Australian electorate’s back?!”