Who’s hot, who’s not: The Rehame Top 40 Pols

It’s Stephen Conroy with a bullet this week. No. Mark Latham
hasn’t shot him. Instead, the Victorian Labor Senator has shot up the
Canberra Top 40 by shooting off his mouth about his leader.

Conroy is at Number Three this week – a massive jump of 109 places.

Also
new in the Top 10 is Peter Garrett. Funny. You fall in a heap at the
beach and then soar in the charts. The drama surrounding his weekend
health scare sees him come in at Number Seven.

Tony Windsor
is still in the Top 10, one spot above Garrett at six, as the fallout
from his allegations continues to drift across the Government. Will
De-Anne Kelly be up significantly from Number 34 in next week’s chart?

John
Howard, Australian Idol, is back in his usual Number One position and
Peter Costello and Alexander Downer are charting well. However, Labor
Party figures have taken 11 of the spots in the Top 20 week, reflecting
the continuing leadership instability in the ALP.

Amazingly,
Speaker David Hawker has only made it into the Canberra Top 40 at
Number 27, despite all the attention his rulings have received from
Labor and the Gallery – not to mention his own increasingly red-faced
Liberal colleagues.

Then again, the work of the avant-garde
composer Karl Stockhausen has generated plenty of discussion – for its
disregard of tradition, amongst other things – but has scarcely set the
charts alight.


Who’s hot, who’s not: The Rehame Top 40 Pols

Rank Name Mentions Mentions
Last Report
Rank
Last Report
1 John Howard 3385 2812 2
2 Mark Latham 2702 2702 4
3 Stephen Conroy 1327 4 112
4 Peter Costello 1286 414 7
5 John Anderson 1015 2870 1
6 Tony Windsor 772 2800 3
7 Peter Garrett 544 7 90
8 Alexander Downer 432 688 5
9 Bob Brown 322 164 15
10 Julia Gillard 317 43 39
11 Kevin Rudd 300 31 48
12 Wayne Swan 258 281 9
13 Jenny Macklin 170 18 58
14 Ian Campbell 167 10 77
15 Warren Truss 149 68 26
16 Stephen Smith 145 159 16
17 Anthony Albanese 144 145 17
17 Mark Vaile 144 200 11
19 Dick Adams 143 126 19
20 Kim Beazley 141 297 8
21 Lyn Allison 140 125 20
22 Kim Carr 134 51 34
22 Ron Boswell 134 1 151
24 Tony Abbott 128 77 24
25 Simon Crean 127 127 18
26 Kevin Andrews 122 10 77
27 Amanda Vanstone 116 33 46
27 David Hawker 116 55 31
29 Brendan Nelson 115 57 30
30 Laurie Ferguson 110 0 177
31 Robert Hill 105 69 25
32 Philip Ruddock 99 177 12
33 Lindsay Tanner 93 4 112
34 De Anne Kelly 90 20 56
35 Kerry O’Brien 82 170 14
36 Andrew Murray 80 1 151
37 Meg Lees 76 90 22
38 Malcolm Turnbull 73 6 94
39 Sandy Macdonald 68 665 6
40 Chris Evans 59 4 112