“Rupert…really great to see you again…” uttered a neat yet jet lagged tony abbott, hovering in the cavernous 6th Avenue, 87th floor doorway and all toried-up from London, barely containing his obsequious excitement and saccharine glee…”Boris, Boris says a big hell…”

“K’ take a seat.” barked Rupert, swivelling in his winged chair, ahead of the coffin-shaped boardroom table at New News Cor…

“Look, we uhhh…we are moving forwards…on a, on a…”

“No. YOU look, Abbott”, snarled Rupert…”you look rightly here…these, these numbers…” iterated with reptile forefinger jabs…”you look rightly here.”

“Yesss, I can see them…see them clearly now, the numbers,…quite frankly, at the…”

“So much for your woolly Liberal “stop the boats” rhetoric. This is the godddamnnn New News.”

“Stop…stop the boats?”

Stop stop the boats!

Stop…stop the boats!”

STOP stop the boats! This is New News Corp. The New News. ‘nd yours? Your new news, Abott???

‘Strong Australia’, mein…Rupert. Rupert. The, uhhh, the Strong Australia digital, errr, ebook launch release, across multiple ahhh, multiple platforms, your exce…

Articulating THE VALUES, DIRECTIONS AND POLICY PRIORITIES of my next coalition government???

Yes, master…articulating your directions and, and…moving forwards on a strong and robust front…

A, a STRONG front.

With opportunity…to…

Opportunity to win…

(tbc…)