Well yes, obviously Belinda Neal was strong competition. And Troy Buswell. A lot of you wanted Andrew Bolt, George Bush, John Howard, Brendan Nelson … the usual suspects. But a clear majority opted for vast, deluded evil over the more mundane catalogue of drunken foolishness and public misbehaviour. It’s not every senile dictator that can bring a once proud and prosperous nation to its knees in a mire of disease, economic collapse and corruption. Certainly achievements beyond the wit of say, a Bolt or a Howard. Robert Mugabe, come on down.
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