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Aug 17, 2012

Pundit Grech … Assange’s media charges … women’s sport cuts …

Watch out Paul Kelly and Peter Hartcher: there’s a new political pundit in town. Former Treasury mole Godwin Grech has emerged from his hole. Plus other media news of the day.

Godwin Grech, political pundit. Watch out Paul Kelly and Peter Hartcher: there’s a new political pundit in town. Former Treasury mole Godwin Grech has emerged from his hole this morning with a Sydney Morning Herald opinion piece that is, at times, literally jaw-dropping in its levels of chutzpah.

Grech, unsurprisingly given his history of leaking to the Libs, is no fan of Julia Gillard’s government. Following swipes at the PM, the press gallery, the ABC, Fairfax and the public service, Grech bares his fangs at Malcolm Turnbull. The member for Wentworth, Grech says, has been the target of “faux love” from the Left:

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6 thoughts on “Pundit Grech … Assange’s media charges … women’s sport cuts …

  1. klewso

    “Faircrax”? “Grech on the payroll” is all right : but Reinhart on the board would not?

  2. rossmcg

    When I saw Grech’s column (which I didn’t read) I thought it was April 1. At the time of writing his piece has attracted more than 270 reader responses. If Fairfax’s aim is to generate website traffic it has succeeded. I can’t imagine what else it was trying to do.

  3. Son of foro

    Yes, short term benefit from web hits, but long term credibility blow.

  4. zut alors

    Grech, a man with a remarkable record. The transcript of his memorable appearance before the Senate Estimates Committee is available and forever archived. Personally, I wouldn’t buy a used car from him…especially a ute.

  5. Frank Campbell

    Yes, Leigh Sales and the ABC are misrepresenting Assange. No apology or correction. He hasn’t even been questioned by the Swedes, let alone charged. When in Sweden he made himself available to authorities- and they told him he was free to leave.

    Nothing to stop the Swedish investigators visiting Assange in Mayfair…but of course we know why not.

    The gringo gulag awaits…

  6. Frank Campbell

    and why hasn’t Goblin Wretch been charged? He pleaded mental stress and hid under the house at the time…Feeling much better now, right Gob?

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