''We can't be confident that the numbers would stay at the few thousand a year who have arrived since the Rudd government ...
''If global conditions worsened, millions might be at least tempted to swap their current existence for the opportunities of a new life in Australia if they thought the perils of the boat trip would win them permanent residency.''
Millions. That's. Right. Millions.
We can only hope and dream that the man with a pair of Speedos for every occasion and a mind as rational as an equation shall one day be king.