#1950sHereWeCome: Snort-worthy freak-out over election of ‘George Bush III’ in Australia

http://twitter.com/#!/Roidaa/status/376327961445552128

The Labor Party in Australia had its arse handed to it on Saturday, with a conservative Liberal-National coalition installing Tony Abbott as the new prime minister.

http://twitter.com/#!/Joe_Covey/status/376329323931635712

So you know what that means? War on Women, natch.

In a campaign speech, the Labor Party’s Kevin Rudd insisted a conservative-run Australia would be “a cocktail of the 1950s (and television shows) ‘Upstairs Downstairs’ and ‘Downton Abbey’.” Let the melodramatic hand-wringing begin!

http://twitter.com/#!/cathartic2104/status/376305410669428736
http://twitter.com/#!/ally_dunlop/status/376298390620868608
http://twitter.com/#!/CurstKate/status/376319256054349824
http://twitter.com/#!/agent90_nine/status/376222205740195841

We’re going with “amused.”

The George W. Bush comparisons are also out in full force. Shocking, we know.

http://twitter.com/#!/HarrisonTheFan/status/376361374785347584
http://twitter.com/#!/heytherekayla/status/376358059557142529
http://twitter.com/#!/nbaker/status/376340619960258560
http://twitter.com/#!/DNA_DMT/status/376337741992046593

Oh noes! Not the “DECEPTIVE BUSH CLONE!”

http://twitter.com/#!/czechov/status/376336669168783360

Hat tip: Jessica

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/09/07/1950sherewecome-snort-worthy-freak-out-over-election-of-george-bush-iii-in-australia/

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