The excellent IPA daily email is well worth getting Today they claim to have identified the source of the â€œMoving Forwardâ€ slogan (alien invaders seeking office in a Simpsonâ€™s episode) and have revealed that the same cranes used in Laborâ€™s TV ads as a symbol of prosperity are owned by Patrickâ€™s, the company viciously attacked by Labor for shafting the radical Maritime Union of Australia back in the early days of the Howard era.
Julia Gillard called the company â€œdogsâ€ in an angry speech in Parliament which I think is criminal slang for Police informer. Not the best look, looking back.
Meanwhile, the AWU which had such a good run with its Abbott Family video depicting the Liberals as various comedy horror TV show characters has had to withdraw the highly successful viral ad. A shame.