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He should have given it to Richie Benaud or Alan Border.

Instead, he stupidly gave it to Prince Philip.

Janet Albrechtsen:
Abbott's knighting of Prince Philip wasn't a big deal - but it was one heck of a weird decision at a time when Abbott was hardly riding high. Once you do something that weird, it sticks.

'Helga Rolfe' should be out the door too. That was too weird as well, a marathon-running, bike-riding Rhodes scholar being shepherded around, like a child by a kindergarten teacher.