With one nasty comment to a bunch of giggling Young Liberal university students, broadcaster Alan Jones crushed the myth that he is a respected commentator on whom politicians must rely for survival.
Despite many rushing for the position, Mr Jones now has a firm grip on the job of his own worst enemy, following his assertion that Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s father died of shame for his “lying” daughter.
This remark, cruel by any measure but particularly so given Mr Jones’ fond memory of his own father, was intended to cause as much pain as possible to its absent target.
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