“Well to talk about Cubbie Station we’re joined by Senator Bill Heffernan,” Tony Jones intoned on Lateline. “Good evening Tony and good evening to your listeners er viewers,” replied the Heff. Oh yeah, the Liberal preselection process is really fielding the A-team. Stay tuned for the Argonauts.

Actually, to be fair, the old bastard was cogent as hell on the environmental challenges of the 21st century. Trouble for the Coalition was that he sounded greener than Bob Brown when doing so. And then he got onto Thorium reactors. And gene patenting and…

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