By Guy Rundle
There is a necessity every now and then, to take inventory of the place we've got been and the place we're now, and beauty where all of it went wrong ...
From Rinehart to Bob Brown, Abbott to the Rainbow Serpent ... our once-great land has had its fair proportion 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 widespread contributor to the Age, Sydney Morning usher in and all media – other than the 70 according to cent owned by way of the Murdochs, at time of writing – he was once a co-editor of enviornment journal for a few years. at the level he wrote 4 exhibits for optimum Gillies: membership Republic, Your Dreaming...
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Predestination indeed. Minging. HE HAS THE DEMEANOUR of a preying mantis who somehow managed to get hold of a David Jones charge card and acquired a marked-down blue suit. The hands go worrying against each other, like said insect fussing its way through a particularly stressful meeting of the Third Leaf Down on the Twelfth Maidenhair fern behind the big tree co-op, assembled with the caterpillars and grubs, trying to thrash out a chewing roster, before they are all scooped up, in one instant, by a big bird.
E lunatic denialists of scientific process – were coming out of the woodwork by this point, as the case became ironclad. , but Bolt cut through the crap with one graph, which he featured about four times a day on his blog. The graph showed a steady and remorseless rise in planet temperature, but it also had a spike in 1998, from El Nino. Thus averaged over two decades no warming could be shown. It’s as if, taking your blood pressure charts, you found that averaging stroke level, you had, ten years ago, hit hyper-stroke level and had now relapsed to the level where a stroke was only seventy per cent possible.
Someone spotted pieces Bolt had written and thought he might be good to be enrolled in the culture wars, which were coming to dominate the Australian polity. And thus, a stir was born. To be fair, Bolt brought something new to the right-wing game. He had a wider range than a lot of the rent-a-hacks. While he was happy to go the tonk on Kim Beazley, he was also concerned with the decaying of our Western culture, as represented by, for example, the disgusting outbreak of body-painting in the annual Moomba parade.