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Bob Hawke – In Touch with the Common Man – “Inside the Canberra Press Gallery: Life in the Wedding Cake of Old Parliament House” – Rob Chalmers

June 6th, 2012 · No Comments · Campaigning, Political Communication, Politics, Quotes

(Hawke’s) popularity with voters was such that he could get away with comments that, in later years, no politician could copy. Asked by a journalist if he knew the price of bread (or it might have been milk or butter), he said he had no idea and had never been inside a supermarket, ending the discussion with, ‘Hazel does the shopping’.

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