How did we miss this one? More to the point, how did the dirt unit not know? A subscriber writes: “I’ve watched with some amusement Jon StanDope’s (yes I mean StanDope) position on his staffer’s graffiti activities. If the TV networks go back through their archives they’ll see this was the same Jon StanDope who went on camera to condemn a graffiti attack on his then boss’s electorate office (A-G Michael Lavarch) during the 1996 Federal election.”

Peter Fray

Fetch your first 12 weeks for $12

Here at Crikey, we saw a mighty surge in subscribers throughout 2020. Your support has been nothing short of amazing — we couldn’t have got through this year like no other without you, our readers.

If you haven’t joined us yet, fetch your first 12 weeks for $12 and start 2021 with the journalism you need to navigate whatever lies ahead.

Peter Fray
Editor-in-chief of Crikey

JOIN NOW