Responding to a vigilant Crikey subscriber’s suspicion that Telstra boss Sol
Trujillo is actually Super Mario from The Mario Brothers video game,
subscriber Pattie writes:

Sol aka Super Mario. Could well be true, but by no means the first
instance of a cartoon character in Australian public life. Hasn’t
anyone else noticed that Mr Burns has materialised in the person of
Philip Ruddock?

Or that Butthead operates under the name of Brendan