Australian populism vs American populism

Posted by Paull Young | Posted in Australia, Current Affairs, Humour, Internet | Posted on 20-01-2012


This month I’ve seen two videos of political leaders go viral in my Facebook newsfeed. One from Australia, and one from the USA.

The content of each gives you a feel of the split between the cultures:

Barry Obama (POTUS 2008 – ) sings in Harlem:

Bob Hawke (Prime Minister of Australia 1983-1991) skulls a beer at the cricket:

Comments (3)


I should have been born in Australia

and that’s why I’m a homesick Australian :)

The country is a whole lot more light hearted than the where I live now (England)

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