Ken Aldred, the sometimes federal Liberal MP and conspiracy theorist, should really think of marketing himself like those disposal stores that advertise on late night TV. Krazy Ken. It’s quite a strong brand name.

Krazy Ken held three Reps seat – Henty, Bruce and Deakin – until he lost his pre-selection. Since then he had a few shots at a number of other electorates – state as well as federal – and is having a go at becoming the candidate for Gembrook in the Victorian Parliament.

Why does he still do it? No-one knows. Does he just want to get in parliament to prove a point, or does he actually think he is worthy?

Peter Fray

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