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, June 6, 2011

Ricardian Ambivalence wades into climate change debate...

And offers his two cents worth in the war of words between Rory Robertson (here and here), Judy Sloan, Des Moore and Sinclair Davidson here (ie, click this latter link to read R.A.). Readers beware: Ricardian Ambivalence is thought to be rather 'far-right' in his views (ie, he makes Stutchbury look like a commie).