Aug 6, 2014

Rundle: ‘preference whisperer’ alleges backstabbing and dysfunction behind Ricky Muir

Crikey’s writer-at-large speaks to sacked AMEP staffer Glenn Druery and gets it straight from the "preference whisperer's" mouth.

Guy Rundle — Correspondent-at-large

Guy Rundle


Glenn Druery, the “preference whisperer”, has renewed his attacks on Keith Littler, Senator Ricky Muir’s chief of staff, in the wake of Muir’s sacking of staffer Peter Breen yesterday — saying Breen was sacked as a clearing out of anyone capable of offering independent advice to Muir. Druery says he himself was edged out by Littler because “I didn’t watch my own back.”

Druery alleges that Breen was sacked not for taking a “sickie” or for an incident report on the behaviour of Muir staffer Keith Littler, but as a clean-out of any opposition to Littler and his wife, Sharon, who is also on Muir’s payroll.

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5 thoughts on “Rundle: ‘preference whisperer’ alleges backstabbing and dysfunction behind Ricky Muir

  1. klewso

    Does Druery suffer a “Murdoch Complex”?

  2. Jaybuoy

    if Ricky continues removing staff he will soon be the first politician to retrench more people than actually voted for him…

  3. Sir Pajama Pudding of Lake Disappointment

    Reading a Telstra bill is actually very difficult!

  4. AR

    He’s there, he’s not yet demonstrated that he is any more foolish than the time server and, though inexperienced, he has time to learn.
    For mine, I’ll give him until the end of this government to get up to speed…pun not intended,

  5. stuart brown

    How loon are people going to ignore all the evidence and let Littlers get away with this?!?

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