Mad cow backlash prompts back-down

(SMH) BOWING to pressure from talkback radio, the opposition and its own backbench, the federal government has delayed for two years a policy to allow beef imports from countries that have had mad cow disease. [..] The issue was the third hottest in the national media between February 20 and 26, trailing only home insulation and the forged passports scandal, according to a Media Monitors report. read more

Wow, the government actually did something we the people wanted.