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Guy Rundle

Correspondent-at-large

Guy Rundle  — Correspondent-at-large

Guy Rundle is correspondent-at-large for Crikey. He's a former editor of Arena Magazine and contributes to a variety of publications in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Rundle08: The going gets weird, the weird get Republican

Rundle08: The going gets weird, the weird get Republican

'Dems had a hot house band, and the GOP has got ... smooth jazz. Kid you not. Smooth jazz. It is like something between the on-hold muzak in a dentist's office and the theme to a cancelled sitcom.' And that, writes Guy Rundle, kind of sums the whole thing up.

Rundle08: The anarchists more organised than the GOP

Rundle08: The anarchists more organised than the GOP

It was noon, and the major protest rally, ten thousand strong, was just starting to move from the park spread beneath the gold-tipped Capitol dome, writes Guy Rundle.

Rundle08: Police clear the way for the RNC

Rundle08: Police clear the way for the RNC

The operation was as swift, and smooth as anything the Chinese managed to employ on the streets of Beijing, writes Guy Rundle.

Rundle08: Is the world ready for a Peterman-Elaine presidency?

Rundle08: Is the world ready for a Peterman-Elaine presidency?

The choice of Sarah Palin as John McCain's running mate is an attempt to punch through, to change the terms of the the contest. It has got early results, writes Guy Rundle.

Rundle 08: We've just seen one of the great American speeches

Rundle 08: We've just seen one of the great American speeches

On the anniversary of MLK's 'I have a dream' speech, Barack Obama was speaking to his destiny, writes Guy Rundle.

Rundle live: Forget the Democrats, where's the party?

Rundle live: Forget the Democrats, where's the party?

With a convention that doesn't wrap up until nine thirty at night, and another hour or so to file, the rest of the night, for delegates and journos alike, has been a scramble to slide into whatever parties are closest to hand, writes Guy Rundle.

Rundle live: vote Obama, validate Clinton

Rundle live: vote Obama, validate Clinton

Obama maintains a theatrical absence, Hillary gives him the nod, the veterans are on the march ... Guy Rundle live in Denver.

Rundle08: Pepsi Centre goes ape for the Comeback Kid

Rundle08: Pepsi Centre goes ape for the Comeback Kid

Ten minutes into Bill Clinton's nervously awaited speech to the convention, he finally cracked it to say those two little words necessary to seal up the breach below the Democratic waterline: "he's ready", reports Guy Rundle.

Rundle 08: White trash, drink and a shuck for Darryl Hannah

Rundle 08: White trash, drink and a shuck for Darryl Hannah

Denver in convention time is nothing if not a passing parade of diversion, writes Guy Rundle.

Rundle08: Welcome to the Pepsi Centre -- Day 1 of the DNC

Rundle08: Welcome to the Pepsi Centre -- Day 1 of the DNC

The floor of the convention was full with people bopping to their various level of ability -- ie there were black people dancing, and white people shifting their bodies around like they were balancing a load of bricks on a trolley, writes Guy Rundle, on the ground at the DNC.