by Ross Sharp

My letter in today’s Sydney Morning Herald …

Shopping is not an act of flag-twirling self-sacrifice. It’s just shopping. Unlike our horribly hard-done-by millionaires, most of us have finite funds and, sensibly, will try to extract the maximum return in the form of goods and services in exchange for those funds. Sounds like common business sense, doesn’t it, Gerry? Nobody owes you another stable of racehorses.

Ross Sharp (Qld)

There’s about a dozen others and, judging by the general tone of them all, if Gerry Harvey thought he had a friend in the “average” (or otherwise) Australian consumer, he’s fucking barking.