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: