There are some English people who have had sympathy for Australia during the first half of this Ashes series. We won’t hesitate to call these people idiots.
Imagine being hunted by a carcharodontosaurus and then when you’ve somehow managed to trap it after spending 20 years digging an absolutely enormous hole, you go and stroke it. Why would you do that?
No. This is not the way to act. The correct approach is to mercilessly mock its selection policy by making reference to doors and hats. The analogy falls down a bit there, but you get the idea.