Joe Hockey works it out Illustration: Rocco Fazzari
In a week that belonged to the Speaker of the Parliament, shadow treasurer Joe Hockey’s “entitlement” speech was destined to “Slipper” underneath the radar.
Delivered in a far-flung place, Joe’s words initially worked him into a corner, but now seem to have been lost and forgotten.
Just what did Joe mean? Yesterday's news, it seems, amounts to zilch.
Peter Slipper might have put the heat on Julia Gillard - but would it be fair to say he took the heat off Joe?
In this week's espresso video animation, we find Joe working it all out.