The Art of the Australian Insult

Why does the West produce such spectacular shonks?
July 28, 2008, 3:04 am
Filed under: Business, Place, Politicians | Tags: , , ,

“What is it about the West that produces such spectacular shonks, political and corporate? It is the only state which has seen two successive premiers go to jail, the Liberals’ Ray “Rocky” O’Connor and that odious Labor slug, Brian Burke. Perhaps it is something in the water.”


Mike Carlton, who notes that the latest dodgy figure on the national landscape, Tim Johnston of fuel pill company Firepower, is also from Western Australia.


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