Tips and rumours

Mar 14, 2014

Tips and rumours

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From the Crikey grapevine, the latest tips and rumours …

Bolt a ‘sook’. At the Prime Minister’s Melbourne media drinks at Treasury Place last night, a prominent and respected member of the Herald Sun’s reporting team was heard criticising his conservative colleague Andrew Bolt. Our scribe, with a couple under his belt, declared that Bolt was a “sook” after yesterday’s “woe is me” column in News Corp papers, in which Bolt wrote about being criticised on Q&A.

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6 thoughts on “Tips and rumours

  1. klewso

    Blot – again “freedom of speech/the press” is always better when you get to edit it?

  2. David Hand

    I think you guys need an education in irony. Look it up. No I guess you won’t so I’ll explain it.

    Bolt is writing a column in which he states he “feel offended” by Marcia Langton’s rac ist rant about him. This is of course exactly the grounds contained within clause 13c that got him convicted.

    So the real thrust of Bolt’s “hurt feelings” column is to point out once again the absurdity and unfairness and dangerousness of clause 13c of the racial discrimination act.

  3. klewso

    Blot doing irony? I’d love to see that.

  4. Hugh (Charlie) McColl

    David Hand explaining irony? I’ve seen enough of that.

  5. bushby jane

    I thought it was 18c

  6. William Jackson

    I watch the Project if I have nothing better to do. If Rove McManus fronts it I am gone.

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