The author has been described by News Ltd as an "iconoclast", "Svengali", a pollie's "economist muse", and "pungently accurate". Fairfax says he is a "Renaissance man" and "one of Australia’s most respected analysts." Stephen Koukoulas concludes that he is "85% right", and "would make a great Opposition leader." Terry McCrann claims the author thinks "‘nuance’ is a trendy village in the south of France", but can be "scintillating" when he thinks "clearly". The ACTU reckons he’s "an enigma wrapped in a Bloomberg terminal, wrapped in some apparently well-honed abs."

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Victoria Cross trooper Mark Donaldson gives up PR role for Afghan front line

According to The Australian:

"YOUNG Australian of the Year Trooper Mark Donaldson VC has declared that he does not want to do any more public relations tasks and would like to rejoin his Special Air Service unit in Afghanistan."

You can read my recent comments on contributing back to the SAS here.