Feb 2, 2018

Van Badham to the rescue of stricken comrade Feeney

Not everyone is so salty about embattled Labor MP David Feeney.

Guy Rundle — Correspondent-at-large

Guy Rundle


Reactions to the auto-defenestration of David Feeney in the seat of Batman itself have been varied -- although they pretty much all added up to a giant wave of laughter coming through Northcote High Street and rolling down Ruckers Hill all the way to the city -- but one comrade at least had a few kind words for the now beached grouper.

Yes, it’s our old friend Van Badham, chair of anarcho-syndicalist-libertarian-communists for Zionism … and Michael Danby ... and David Feeney. In a series of tweets that will remind some grizzled left-wing veterans of left-wing veterans from their youth getting all teary about Dear Leader, Van Batman farewelled the Feenster in grand style:

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7 thoughts on “Van Badham to the rescue of stricken comrade Feeney

  1. old greybearded one

    While we are at it Delenda Abbottus est. A clever side reference to Cato and the PunicWars Guy.

  2. Marilyn J Shepherd

    One of the stupider things Van has written to date is how women’s liberation led to patriarchy. Swallow that statement as this old woman who was part of the liberation movement rolls around the floor laughing her arse off.

  3. AR

    “… and they salted its fields and land that all died..”.
    “And Yea, came the Greening and all was healed!”

  4. MAC TEZ

    It’s pleasing to see that despite all that’s happened in the past, Guy can still employ large lashings of luridly cunning linguistics when figuring on the fate of Feeney without teetering towards taking on a too tongue-tied tone.

    1. AR

      Mac – thus far we’d all eschewed the tongue pate.
      Well done.

  5. klewso

    To know our Max is to love him. Maybe we should stand him in Batman –
    for a fee of course.

    1. klewso

      ….. would they want a Cairn terrier representing them?

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