Why should we all pay for Annastacia Palaszczuk’s vanity Olympics?

Pain heals. Glory lasts forever. And longer than that lasts the bill for hosting the Olympics. 

Scott Morrison this week agreed that the federal government would stump up half the costs of the Olympics should Brisbane ‘win’ the right to host the 2032 games, just over an hour before applications to the International Olympic Committee were due. This means two things. 

One, the International Olympic Committee moves one step closer into tricking the latest sucker of a city into hosting them. 

And two, all Australian taxpayers are going to have to chip in for this vanity project. 

The Olympics are fun to watch. The world’s greatest athletes are there, people achieve dreams they’ve had since they were kids and…

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