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FORMER QLD PREMIER PETER BEATTIE KNIGHTED

Posted in Uncategorized by thecuriousmail on July 31, 2009

peter beattieFormer Queensland Premier, Mr Peter Beattie, was today knighted by the

Queen for his services to politics.

Sir Peter is a self-described “media tart”,  (someone who would do anything to gain

media attention), and is famously known for having threatened photographers with arrest

 if they photographed his bald-spot.

Sir Peter had been criticized for leaving a legacy of cronyism and corruption in the Queensland government, which

 he has rejected, accusing anyone making any criticism of him as being under the influence of drugs.

Sir Peter was recently embroiled in a bitter slanging match with well-respected anti-corruption commissioner  Mr

Tony Fitzgerald.

“Most people probably understand that, in making his faintly amusing claims, Mr Beattie is simply obeying his

 political instincts  – obfuscate, spin, evade, deny, blame someone else, create a distraction to deflect attention from

the real issue,” Mr Fitzgerald said in a statement.

Sir Peter is now to be known as Sir Peter of Spin, and is understood to have struck  Mr Fitgerald off his Christmas

card list.

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  1. Paul said, on July 31, 2009 at 9:41 pm

    Remember how happy we were when Joh lost. Forgot The Who, “Meet the old boss, same as the new…

    • thecuriousmail said, on August 2, 2009 at 5:59 pm

      joh’s spirit lives! or maybe just that qld is the ‘deep north’.


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