Tony Abbott is a man going to war. His chosen target is Australia's environment and, according to Foreign Policy, he means to do it in.
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I don't mean to be cynical but I'd guess the only thing preventing Harper from passing his own, protection from protesters act in advance of the Northern Gateway pipeline is the cut lip and bloody nose he's earned in past encounters with the Supreme Court of Canada. I have to assume that Abbott has the benefit of a weaker constitution and a more compliant court.