Of Turkeys Real and Figurative

Regarding the whole 2DayFM prank-gone-wrong imbroglio, it is a bizarre world we live in where Julian Assange can be hailed as a hero for exposing military secrets and putting Western soldiers in danger but a couple of dim-bulb radio presenters are all but run out of town on a rail for calling up a hospital and finding out the last time a pregnant woman puked. Yet here we are.

That’s just a sneak preview; further thoughts on the whole sorry affair in the next issue of the Spectator Australia, available at fine newsagents across the Antipodes from next Friday.

Speaking of the Speccie, better late than never here’s a link to my argument that Australians really ought to forget mucking about with Halloween and embrace American Thanksgiving as their own.

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