By Guy Rundle

ISBN-10: 1742703836

ISBN-13: 9781742703831

there's a want every now and then, to take inventory of the place now we have been and the place we're now, and beauty where all of it went wrong ...

From Rinehart to Bob Brown, Abbott to the Rainbow Serpent ... our once-great land has had its justifiable share of nitwits. Come on a trawl via all of them, with man Rundle (and Dexter Rightwad), at the bin evening Australia needed to have.

Guy Rundle is a author, editor, manufacturer and journalist, inter alia. A common contributor to the Age, Sydney Morning bring in and all media – other than the 70 in keeping with cent owned by means of the Murdochs, at time of writing – he was once a co-editor of enviornment journal for a few years. at the level he wrote 4 indicates for maximum Gillies: membership Republic, Your Dreaming, the large Con, and Godzone. In tv, he claims joint accountability for Get a existence, Backberner, Comedy Inc., and extra doomed pilots than the realm warfare jap air command. His books and monographs contain The Opportunist: John Howard and the Triumph of response, Your Dreaming, The satisfied word (with Shamed Malonkey), the prize-winning insurance of the election of Barack Obama right down to the Crossroads, and The Shellacking: The Obama Presidency, The Tea celebration and the 2010 Mid-terms, in addition to, such a lot lately, as co-editor, the laugh-a-minute On Utoya: Anders Breivik, correct Terror, Racism and Europe. he's at the moment correspondent-at huge for Crikey on-line daily.

Dexter Rightwad has been a warrior for righteousness ever when you consider that his days as a pupil baby-kisser, while he was once accountable for the ‘Hang Nelson Mandela’ crusade, and went directly to be a unique consultant to Warworth Bailliwade, minister helping the Minister for Aviation aid within the Dean Brown govt, through the ‘golden days of South Australian nearby aerodrome servicing’. He has had many jobs within the nice cultural fight, together with diverting Catholic tuition can provide to political slush cash or B A Santamaria, founding the Australia-Suharto Friendship Society, and fathering Billy McMahon’s teenagers. In 1974 he blew Vince Gair for 3 hours in his workplace, therefore combating him from handing in his resignation, for this reason placing paid to the Whitlam govt. In 2003 he created the Newton Society, devoted to gravity-scepticism. His books and different works contain correct Up ’Em – A Memoir, Knopfelmacher! The Musical, intercourse Lives of the Austrian Economists, Milan Kundera: A Phenomenological-Semiotic method (with Richard Wilkins), and the place to devour at the Run (Australian edition). he's presently learning hyperlinks among severe climate occasions and homosexual marriage.

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