Well, as Crikey predicted, there was a Thursday slam for the Greens in Batman, with a top-of-the-website (for about three hours this morning) story in The Age by Noel Towell, and headlined "The rage inside the Greens machine". A news drop, too! Towell claims a Greens staffer snarled down the phone at him:

"You're fucking finished ... I'm going to tear you to fucking pieces."

Which, yeah, um, OK. That was it for news. The rest was rehash and less than fully accurate. Towell argues: