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, November 16, 2011

One of Peter Martin's best-ever columns: on the great super sham

Wow, my mate Peter Martin--of Fairfax fame--has knocked-the-lights-out with this column: it's a must read for all Australians. A real ripper. I won't saying anything specifically for fear of getting into trouble. But well done buddy for having the balls to write it!