Politics

Dec 5, 2017

Rundle: at the Milo extravaganza it was hard to tell who was confused and who was just stupid

For the most part though, it was Stupidolooza.

Guy Rundle — Correspondent-at-large

Guy Rundle

Correspondent-at-large

Night had fallen on Flemington when your correspondent rocked up to the Milo extravaganza. The houso flats across the road, sheer cliffs of lights, the Citylink overpass glowing green on the other side.

Racecourse Road was blocked off either side of the Milo venue, Melbourne Pavilion, an old art deco hall with a concrete box attached to one end of it. "Weddings Events Functions" reads the sign on the side. All that, and, inevitably, boxing too.

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