By Guy Rundle
From Rinehart to Bob Brown, Abbott to the Rainbow Serpent ... our once-great land has had its justifiable share of nitwits. Come on a trawl via all of them, with man Rundle (and Dexter Rightwad), at the bin evening Australia needed to have.
Guy Rundle is a author, editor, manufacturer and journalist, inter alia. A common contributor to the Age, Sydney Morning bring in and all media – other than the 70 consistent with cent owned through the Murdochs, at time of writing – he was once a co-editor of enviornment journal for a few years. at the degree he wrote 4 exhibits for maximum Gillies: membership Republic, Your Dreaming, the large Con, and Godzone. In tv, he claims joint accountability for Get a lifestyles, Backberner, Comedy Inc., and extra doomed pilots than the realm battle jap air command. His books and monographs comprise The Opportunist: John Howard and the Triumph of response, Your Dreaming, The chuffed word (with Shamed Malonkey), the prize-winning insurance of the election of Barack Obama right down to the Crossroads, and The Shellacking: The Obama Presidency, The Tea social gathering and the 2010 Mid-terms, in addition to, such a lot lately, as co-editor, the laugh-a-minute On Utoya: Anders Breivik, correct Terror, Racism and Europe. he's presently correspondent-at huge for Crikey on-line daily.
Dexter Rightwad has been a warrior for righteousness ever given that his days as a pupil baby-kisser, while he used to be chargeable for the ‘Hang Nelson Mandela’ crusade, and went directly to be a different consultant to Warworth Bailliwade, minister helping the Minister for Aviation aid within the Dean Brown executive, through the ‘golden days of South Australian neighborhood aerodrome servicing’. He has had many jobs within the nice cultural fight, together with diverting Catholic college can provide to political slush cash or B A Santamaria, founding the Australia-Suharto Friendship Society, and fathering Billy McMahon’s youngsters. In 1974 he blew Vince Gair for 3 hours in his place of work, therefore combating him from handing in his resignation, as a result placing paid to the Whitlam govt. In 2003 he created the Newton Society, devoted to gravity-scepticism. His books and different works comprise correct Up ’Em – A Memoir, Knopfelmacher! The Musical, intercourse Lives of the Austrian Economists, Milan Kundera: A Phenomenological-Semiotic technique (with Richard Wilkins), and the place to consume at the Run (Australian edition). he's at present learning hyperlinks among severe climate occasions and homosexual marriage.
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