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Aussie PMs hilarious face-first tumble as her high heel gets stuck in the grass
The Sun ^ | Oct. 18, 2012 | yes

Posted on 10/18/2012 1:44:06 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper

AUSTRALIA's prime minister Julia Gillard had a nightmare trip in India - falling flat on her face when her high heel got stuck in the ground.

The Wales-born politician had a spectacular tumble in front of TV cameras after laying a wreath at the Gandhi Memorial in New Delhi.

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Australian PM falls at Gandhi memorial
1 posted on 10/18/2012 1:44:12 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Why is this funny?


2 posted on 10/18/2012 2:09:55 AM PDT by Jemian
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To: Jemian

I’m Australian. She’s a female version of Obama (just substitute “sexist” for “racist”), just as dishonest, just as selfish, just as incompetent and harmful to the country.

We are literally gritting our teeth waiting for the opportunity to kick her out. Let us enjoy whatever tiny pleasures come our way in the meantime!


3 posted on 10/18/2012 2:35:01 AM PDT by Nipfan (The desire to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it - H L Mencken)
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To: Nipfan

Fair enough.

I just don’t find falling down funny. I know slapstick is a form of comedy. But my ankles roll on me. I find I can fall over the grout in a tile floor. I trip upstairs. The worst experience was when I fell in our backyard, zoysia grass, no less, and had a class II sprain. I had to wear a supporting boot from my toes to my knee as the mother-of-the-bride to my daughter’s wedding.

I might not agree with Gilliard’s politics, but I can empathize with falling down.


4 posted on 10/18/2012 3:11:50 AM PDT by Jemian
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To: Jemian

I don’t wish harm to anyone. I’d much rather give her the figurative boot.

I should mention, though, that she’s a vicious guttersnipe who doesn’t draw the line at anything and doesn’t know the meaning of words like fairness and ethics. The level of our political debate at the moment is not the gutter but the sewer.


5 posted on 10/18/2012 3:32:07 AM PDT by Nipfan (The desire to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it - H L Mencken)
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To: Berlin_Freeper; Nipfan
The Adelaide Advetisers front page teaser was
Page 5: Leadership Spill
PM's Indian Trip

6 posted on 10/18/2012 3:57:47 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Monarchy is the one system of government where power is exercised for the good of all - Aristotle)
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To: Jemian

No shoes were hurt in the making of the video.


7 posted on 10/18/2012 4:06:51 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Winning is Everything.)
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To: Nipfan

I understand. I won’t rise to her defense.


8 posted on 10/18/2012 4:12:50 AM PDT by Jemian
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To: Jemian
Why is this funny?

Because the rest of us have a sense of humor? Tell me that this women wasn't aware of where the ceremony was being held and that she would have to navigate grass and heels. She wasn't prepared!

9 posted on 10/18/2012 4:34:49 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Nipfan
She’s a female version of Obama (just substitute “sexist” for “racist”), just as dishonest, just as selfish, just as incompetent and harmful to the country.

I saw part of her tirade against Abbott in Parliament a few days ago.The first thing I thought while listening to her was "change her skin color and substiture "racist" for "sexist" and you have Osama Obama".

10 posted on 10/18/2012 4:51:06 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: Jemian; martin_fierro
Why is this funny?

You're correct...try reading the article with playing in the background.

11 posted on 10/18/2012 9:22:41 AM PDT by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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