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."

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Will they go 25 or 50? My column today

Read it here. Please note: I don't choose the headlines. Bottom line: very hard one to call--I can make arguments for and against, but I don't have a super strong view either way as to what exactly will happen. It is interesting to see guys like Terry McCrann and Alan Kohler call 50.