Poll in the Australian
John Leonard <>
Thu, 12 Feb 2009 10:01:11 +1100
I see Miranda Devine, writing in today's SMH, has a piece on the theme
of "Green ideas caused the bushfires".
2009/2/12 Alex Ferguson <>:
> Hi all
> The reports on the bushfires have been great, and I appreciate the people
> putting them on. The poll in the australian is a worry to me. As an ex
> Public Servant, I know that politicians response is often that they HAVE to
> do something or the opposition will be make huge mileage out of it (and the
> people who win elections for them are the small number of swinging voters).
> I wouldn't personally respond the Australian, but I would be gearing up with
> everything possible to counter act any backlash. Local newspapers and
> letters to the Australian may be more effective.
> I hope that sanity prevails - but I took early retirement, because of my
> level of disillusion!
> Alex Ferguson
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