Australia, a “giant kangaroo that serves as a dog of the US”. I don’t know who said that. I think it was someone in China – but could have been an enlightened person anywhere. But the pithy quote (and no, I don’t have a lisp) has been widely reported and I’m here to tell you it is absolutely true. I’ve said the same myself many times, though I normally use the ‘puppy dog’ or ‘lapdog’ analogy since Australia has not yet fully grown up.
Fellow Australian Caitlin Johnstone, speaking of China and its relationship with the ‘giant kangaroo’, has taken the time to explain in “How To Understand All This China Stuff”. If you are having difficulty working it all out, maybe you could have a read on the Greanville Post:
Oh, by the way. If you don’t think Australia is a US puppy dog, panting at the thought of being thrown any old bone by Uncle Sam and blindly ready to leap through flaming hoops for the ‘privilege’, try reading this from Global Times “Pompeo promotes US interests at Australia’s cost”