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By Guy Rundle

There's a want now and then, to take inventory of the place we have now 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 according to cent owned by means of the Murdochs, at time of writing – he used to be a co-editor of enviornment journal for a few years. at the degree he wrote 4 indicates for optimum Gillies: membership Republic, Your Dreaming, the massive Con, and Godzone. In tv, he claims joint accountability for Get a existence, Backberner, Comedy Inc., and extra doomed pilots than the area battle jap air command. His books and monographs comprise The Opportunist: John Howard and the Triumph of response, Your Dreaming, The chuffed word (with Shamed Malonkey), the prize-winning assurance of the election of Barack Obama all the way 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 presently correspondent-at huge for Crikey on-line daily.

Dexter Rightwad has been a warrior for righteousness ever on the grounds that his days as a pupil baby-kisser, whilst he was once liable for the ‘Hang Nelson Mandela’ crusade, and went directly to be a distinct consultant to Warworth Bailliwade, minister aiding the Minister for Aviation aid within the Dean Brown govt, through the ‘golden days of South Australian local aerodrome servicing’. He has had many jobs within the nice cultural fight, together with diverting Catholic tuition supplies to political slush cash or B A Santamaria, founding the Australia-Suharto Friendship Society, and fathering Billy McMahon’s youngsters. In 1974 he blew Vince Gair for 3 hours in his workplace, therefore fighting him from handing in his resignation, consequently placing paid to the Whitlam executive. 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 procedure (with Richard Wilkins), and the place to devour at the Run (Australian edition). he's presently discovering hyperlinks among severe climate occasions and homosexual marriage.

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