Today I was informed by the ‘Australian Protectionist Party’ that The Parrot (aka allegedly corrupt right-wing Sydney shock-jock Alan Jones) had a very special guest on his program, a Yanqui by the name of Richard Lamm. Lamm came to prominence several years ago when he gave a speech denouncing multiculturalism.
Reading of Jones’s recycling of an old meme — one that has been spreading via email and on various racist and right-wing Internet forums for many years now — naturally brought to mind not only Nation of Ulysses but sparked memories of Chopper, and a seminal moment in Australian television history involving Mister Jones and Mister Read.
Which, in turn, brought me to several other videos (one courtesy of MH). These I think further encapsulate Alan’s contribution to public debate in this sunburned country and as such are worthy of further reflection.
Who the fuck’s Huey Lewis?
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