Posts tagged ‘Andrew Bolt’

June 14, 2011

Rupert’s mum wants a carbon tax

See here.

Somehow I don’t think she’ll get monstered and smeared in the papers the way that Cate Blanchett did.

Come on, fearless Andrew Bolt – take a pop at your employer’s mum, if you think you’re hard enough.

UPDATE 10am. By which I mean not a “some of my critics will wonder if I am going to mention that the mother of the owner of this newspaper has announced her support for a carbon tax. Well, I am a brave and independent commentator, and I confound these critics by saying, yes, Dame Elisabeth Murdoch wants a carbon tax, and yes, I think she is wrong. She and I and her son – unlike the foaming children on the Left and the climate alarmists – are adults and are not afraid of differences of opinion” but a “what’s this ancient out-of-touch do-gooder doing butting in on issues she knows nothing about…” on the level he attacks Blanchett, Flannery and all the other “warmists.” My money is on the former rather than the latter…

June 9, 2011

Twitcher’s guide to Australian climate megafauna

Can I justify the two and a half hours it took to put this together? No. Is it full of obscure jokes and cod-Latin. Yes.
Will I put up a bit of an explanation of who all these guys are? Possibly.
Selection criteria were – all of the Climate Commissioners, the 7 MPCCCers and various other folk who seemed important (but then, what do I know?). 6 women, 24 Anglos. Oh dear. Other suggestions welcome…