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."

Monday, August 16, 2010

An exceptionally brave young Australian

A wonderful 60 Minutes story on the incredibly brave Private Damien Thomlinson of 4RAR (now 2 Cdo) aired last night. You can read it here. It was also very impressive to see the CFMEU supporting our diggers.