Prudence is cross.
The xenophobic, secessionist tossers - those Western Australians who are fearful of any kind of change, especially one that makes every kind of sense - have AGAIN defeated the daylight saving push.
After three blissful years of being able to properly enjoy summer, 55 per cent of WA said no.
There wasn't a decent argument against the concept. Just waffle and wallop about curtains fading, cow disguntlement, difficulty getting children to sleep and blind refusal to recognise the business imperatives of being only two (as opposed to three) hours behind the rest of the country.
Cue footstamping and dark muttering. And thoughts of heading back across the Nullarbor.