Tim Blair


New Criterion



Thursday, August 12, 2004
THERE'S NOTHING MARK LATHAM THE POPULIST likes more than walking over State Labor governments. Walking over anyone who's lying there in the street, in fact.

Tasmanian Premier Paul Lennon may have multiple fractures from Richard Butler's short stay in Hobart, but he's trying to hit back:
FEDERAL Opposition Leader Mark Latham should put his money where his mouth is after making disparaging comments on outgoing Tasmanian Governor Richard Butler's payout, Premier Paul Lennon said today.

"Presumably when Mark Latham becomes prime minister of Australia, the first thing he will do is legislate to take Archbishop Hollingworth's entitlements off him," Mr Lennon said