Who Will Tell The President?? Apparel Search says in its tuxedo style section: “wearing a white bow tie with a dinner jacket is considered a grave solecism”.
Well if anyone could beam more broadly than Bert Newton, it is Victor Perton. The former Liberal front bencher has been appointed as Victoria’s Trade Commission envoy to San Francisco. And hasn’t he told EVERYONE about it. Why was he so appointed? Well, Brumby would never admit it, but after giving Andre Haermeyer an overseas posting (important to get Tonya out of the country before she did even more damage to the ALP) — he could not be seen to be favouring ex Labor MPs — so a Lib had to be found to keep we Libs quiet about jobs for Labor mates. Brumby did ask a few others before he “settled” on Victor — most other people had real jobs whereas Victor was pretty much a free agent.
Baz’s big movie Australia must be dragging the chain in the USA. It’s to be released on DVD in the States on March 3rd. Must be desperate to keep some cash flow coming in.
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