The Word on the StreetMark Steyn, John Bolton apologetic.
Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen, Premier of Queensland for 20-odd years thanks to gerrymandering (definition here), has died. For those who don't know, Joh ran an efficiently corrupt police state during his time as premier, and thanks to the Fitzgerald Inquiry high-ranking policemen are still in jail today. Trust me, if you want to know ask Kate. She knows her politics. I'll leave it at that. I particularly like some quotable quotes at the SMH site. Unfortunately you have to register, so I'll just pass on the one I like the best.
"The greatest thing that could happen to the state and nation is when we get rid of all the media ... then we could live in peace and tranquility and no one would know anything."And lastly, soccer team loses 62-0 because the club president orders them to offer no opposition for remainder of match in protest of a referee's decision.
the earley edition - Posted by Dave @ 4/25/2005 12:43:00 am || ||