Who wins, who cares?

Crikey readers have their say about the election, the grimness of the Northern Territory and the correct meaning of the word "wherefore".

What does winning mean?

Julian Zytnik writes: Re. “Richard Farmer’s campaign bites” (Thursday). I have this teeth-grinding frustration — and I suspect many do — with Richard Farmer’s daily columns. He selects and presents stuff from the media but often doesn’t give it enough critique. The “chunky bits” fly onto the page in this strange vacuum of judgement. I know that’s possibly intentional, in an attempt to come across as this hard-bitten, world-weary voice of experience. But to me it just makes him read like Graham Richardson or some other doyen of the NSW Labor Right — hyperpragmatic, tactically focused, wary of anything “bleeding-heart”, all about the deal or the splash.

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3 thoughts on “Who wins, who cares?

  1. zut alors

    Good on you, Colin Smith. I lacked the energy to correct Crikey, having explained the phrase endless times over the years. I’m spent.

  2. Gavin Moodie

    @ Julian Zytnik: agreed.

    @ Colin Smith: thanx.

  3. klewso

    Doesn’t the Teletrash specialise more in “beating-off”?

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