My Latest Twitter Updates

  • The Authentic Mr Abbott: http://is.gd/ahiar – 4 Corners looks at the Opp. Leader on Monday. Reviewing their Turnbull & Nelson programs now. #
  • I don't think Don Quixote was on a donkey…. #Lateline #
  • I knew it… RT @lyndons: Don Quixote's horse was Rocinante and his sidekick, Sancho Panza, was on a donkey. #
  • The Pacific – new Spielberg-Hanks WWII series about to screen on HBO in US: http://is.gd/akB1e – anyone know if this is coming to Aust? #
  • @nicodonnell There's a favourable review in the Washington Post – says it's "engaging, complex, unrelenting". http://is.gd/akEpj in reply to nicodonnell #
  • "The 1st Marine Division retrains, recuperates and gets laid in Melbourne." http://is.gd/akEpj – see, you don't have to go to Sydney… #
  • Scintillating election slogans in the UK: http://is.gd/akKPR #
  • I missed this yesterday… "The fine art of governing" http://is.gd/akPOl – Sue Cato on the latest straw man in NSW. #
  • This year's Rosemary Award has been announced: http://is.gd/akTFb – marvellous sense of humour from the US National Security Archive. #
  • Shaun Carney has an excellent piece today on Senate realities and the double dissolution election looming for Aug-Sept http://is.gd/akY69 #
  • Michael Hodgman, "the mouth from the south", is retiring: http://is.gd/al5wc – first elected to Tasmania's Parliament in 1966. #
  • Harry's Truman Show on the air: http://is.gd/alaf1 Tony Wright on the confection that is Question Time. Shows the value of historical memory #
  • I was present in the gallery that day in 1984 when Lewis Kent went for Tuckey. It is indeed a pity there's no TV record: http://is.gd/alaf1 #
  • Broadband is in Fielding's hands: http://is.gd/alebD – another Section 57 trigger? #
  • Hartcher: Hockey isn't doing enough to protect the coalition's economic credibility against bad ideas from Abbott & Joyce http://is.gd/alkzf #
  • @Matt_Kunkel I've placed your tweet in my growing 2010 predictions file! Numbers aside, I suspect this week made a DD near-certain. in reply to Matt_Kunkel #
  • NY Times reports that Obama is delaying his trip to Australia and Asia to focus on passing health care legislation in the House. #
  • Obama now scheduled to depart on March 21 instead of March 18. #
  • Dana Carvey: Reagan said: "tear down this wall". Obama would say: "We believe you should start the process of dismantling this barrier". #
  • @smurray38 Speaking of… have you seen Robert Schlesinger's "White House Ghosts"? Some marvellous stories. http://is.gd/alyLb #
  • @koopersmith That sounds more like Reagan… in reply to koopersmith #
  • Paul Kelly's ultimate insult: Abbott positions himself with Bob Brown, trade unions and radical feminists – http://is.gd/alAwz #

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