Tim Blair


New Criterion



Wednesday, March 05, 2003
They put lives at risk. They twisted the law. They drew the military into the heart of
an election campaign. They muzzled the press. They misused intelligence services,
defied the United Nations, antagonised Indonesia and bribed poverty stricken Pacific
States. They closed Australia to refugees—and won a mighty election victory.

They wrote the most unholy pile of codswallop since the Grimms.

Who are they?

David Marr and Marian Wilkinson.