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."

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Judith Sloan defends Des Moore (vs. Rory Robertson's climate change critique)

So Judy Sloan presumably read Rory Robertson's AFR letter here (it has been retweeted around the Internet), and she has now posted this impassioned response over at my favourite conservative economics blog, Catallaxy.