South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon announced this morning that he will quit federal Parliament in order to run for the lower house seat of Hartley in the next South Australian election. While my colleague Bernard Keane looks at Xenophon's policy legacy and what comes next for the Senate crossbench, it's also a chance to look back at Xenophon's other legacy: the perfect photo opp stunt.
The citizenship announcement
Perhaps his last big federal photo stunt (apart from today, of course) Xenophon held a press conference to announce that he was a dual citizen -- not of Greece but of the UK. He marked the occasion by drinking a pint of Guinness.