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."

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Vale Digger Brett Wood

You made the ultimate sacrifice--a sacrifice few if any would ever seriously contemplate--in order to protect our way of life. Our thoughts go out to Brett's family, and his wife in particular. We cannot begin to imagine your loss. Brett will always be with you in spirit, and has left an indelible legacy: he is another foundation stone in the wall that safeguards our liberty.