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By Guy Rundle

there's a want now and then, to take inventory of the place we now have 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 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 used to be a co-editor of area journal for a few years. at the degree he wrote 4 exhibits for maximum Gillies: membership Republic, Your Dreaming, the massive Con, and Godzone. In tv, he claims joint accountability for Get a lifestyles, Backberner, Comedy Inc., and extra doomed pilots than the area battle eastern 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 assurance of the election of Barack Obama right down to the Crossroads, and The Shellacking: The Obama Presidency, The Tea celebration and the 2010 Mid-terms, in addition to, so much lately, as co-editor, the laugh-a-minute On Utoya: Anders Breivik, correct Terror, Racism and Europe. he's at the moment correspondent-at huge for Crikey on-line daily.

Dexter Rightwad has been a warrior for righteousness ever considering his days as a pupil flesh presser, while he used to be liable for the ‘Hang Nelson Mandela’ crusade, and went directly to be a different consultant to Warworth Bailliwade, minister supporting 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 tuition promises to political slush cash or B A Santamaria, founding the Australia-Suharto Friendship Society, and fathering Billy McMahon’s young children. In 1974 he blew Vince Gair for 3 hours in his place of work, hence fighting 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 process (with Richard Wilkins), and the place to devour at the Run (Australian edition). he's at the moment discovering hyperlinks among severe climate occasions and homosexual marriage.

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