People called Arthur (as in Sinodinis, the PM’s just-resigned chief of staff) and Terry (as in Campbell, head of JB Were Goldman Sachs) blurring the ethical lines … you can just imagine the conversation down the Winchester Club:

“Oright my son?”

“As it ‘appens, I’ve got a telco to shift. Dead cheap. Fell off the back of a truck.”

“Leave it out!”

“Do wor? I know this bloke wot works down Goldman Sachs JB Were.”

They don’t call advisers minders for nothing. They can be so good for you. Remember the theme song?

If you want to I’ll change the situation.
Right people, right time; just the wrong location.
I’ve got a good idea
Just you keep me near.
I’ll be so good for you.

I could be so good for you.
I’m gonna help ya
Love you like you want me to.
I’ll do anything for you
I’ll be so good for you.

I could be so good for you.
I’ll do it like you want me to
Love you like you want me to
There ain’t nothing I can’t go through
I’ll be so good for you.

Sometime when you’re feeling like a poor relation,
Call on me and I’ll give you more than conversation.
Take ’em. Shakin’ hands. A deal.
And move it brother. I’ll make you heel.
I’ll be so good for you.

I could be so good for you.
I’ll be there right by your side.
Love you like you want me to
There ain’t nothing you can hide from me.
I’ll be so good for you.

I could be so good for you.
Yee-hoo! I’m your man!
Love you like you want me to.
I’ll tell you nothing there ain’t nothing, nothing, I can not do
I’ll be so good for you.

Peter Fray

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