Jan 25, 2013

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits: Australia’s ugliest public art?

A delightful story of the power of social media on Chinese cultural matters that saw this statue removed from a busy intersection in in Urumqi, Xinjiang. But what's Australia's ugliest statue?

Richard Farmer

Crikey political commentator

Making a non-story a story. The current whereabouts overseas of former Labor government press officer Tony Hodges, whose brief moment of fame came 12 months ago with claims he helped provoke a demonstration against Prime Minister Julia Gillard, hardly seems news to me. What is news is how a little belligerent swearing has made it into one.

From a piece by Gemma Jones on the news.com.au website this morning:

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