Costello for State of Origin?


It’s another victimhood media frenzy:

Nine Entertainment chairman Peter Costello is under serious pressure to keep his job after he knocked a reporter to the ground in front of witnesses at Canberra Airport while he was ­refusing to answer questions about the ­sexual-harassment scandal ­engulfing his media company.

But, Nine says:

The former treasurer and outgoing Future Fund chairman said The Australian journalist tripped over an advertising bollard in the terminal, something he’d seen “happen a million times”.

Here is the footage:

Or is this it? I can’t tell:

More great distraction as the nation goes down the gurgler.

About the author
David Llewellyn-Smith is Chief Strategist at the MB Fund and MB Super. David is the founding publisher and editor of MacroBusiness and was the founding publisher and global economy editor of The Diplomat, the Asia Pacific’s leading geo-politics and economics portal. He is also a former gold trader and economic commentator at The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, the ABC and Business Spectator. He is the co-author of The Great Crash of 2008 with Ross Garnaut and was the editor of the second Garnaut Climate Change Review.