Saturday 18 November 2017

Coalition is a washout

Brain Cowan. Photo: Getty Images
Brain Cowan. Photo: Getty Images

Sir -- In the mid-1960s, while living in the US, I was drafted into the army. Among many things I learned was how to make my bunk properly. Saturday was laundry day and recruits washed the sheets and 'flipped the mattress'.

And what a difference this made. With no great expense other than a cup of washing powder and 25 cents in the washer, one felt that one was sleeping in a new bed.

Which brings me to the reason for this letter.

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