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    Posted on 24 Nov 2014

    The Pollies' Christmas Tree Launch Was Incredibly Ill-Timed And Crazy Awkward

    The Grinches who stole the ABC and Christmas.

    During the widely reported ABC announcement that it would be cutting 10% of its staff and axing regional services the Prime Minister Tony Abbott tweeted this gleeful picture.

    Launching the #KmartWishingTree - We want all Australian families to have the best possible Christmas @wishing_tree

    Tony Abbott@TonyAbbottMHRFollow

    Launching the #KmartWishingTree - We want all Australian families to have the best possible Christmas @wishing_tree

    11:51 AM - 24 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    The Prime Ministerial Christmas Tree launch coincided with exactly the moment ABC Managing Director Mark Scott apologised to employees who would be out of a job at Christmas.

    Lukas Coch / AAP
    Lukas Coch / AAP

    *sigh*

    @kelmareeb

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