The Art of the Australian Insult

Rees takes no prisoners
September 10, 2008, 5:46 am
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“He doesn’t take prisoners, and has a very fixed idea of what he wants. He listens to advice but can smell bureaucratic bullshit a mile away.”

Former NSW Rural Fire Service commissioner Phil Koperberg describes new NSW Premier Nathan Rees. Others describe him as an “unpolished diamond”, while one source is quoted as saying,  “Nathan’s got his strengths, but he’s too dogmatic, too cocksure of himself and increasingly explosive.”


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