Tony shows the way

Tony shows the way Illustration: Rocco Fazzari

Keep fit and keep working hard and the results will come. Sounds like a sporting mantra, but one that could be easily applied to the grind of daily politics.

Take the knocks and bumps, use your agility to avoid others and don’t forget to play to the fans, advisers might be telling their charges.

But politics is a blood sport and things can go wrong no matter how hard you play up to the crowd.

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott, in this week’s espresso video animation, gives a demonstration on how things work every day.

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