Recognise this?

by Stubborn Mule on 20 August 2010 · 11 comments

Last night I was watching the Chaser’s Yes We Canberra (only a day late), and jumped out of my chair when I saw Craig Reucassel corner Tony Abbott to challenge him about his obsession with reducing Government debt. Have a look at this to see why!

Here is the post referred to in the video.

UPDATE: here’s a tweet from Craig on the topic of attribution (or lack thereof): http://twitter.com/craigreucassel/status/21647798173

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1 Stilgherrian August 20, 2010 at 5:08 pm

So, the question becomes, did you get a program credit as a researcher? Because there certainly wasn’t a credit line on-screen or on the piece of cardboard. Enquiries shall be made…

2 Stubborn Mule August 20, 2010 at 5:22 pm

I only watched to the start of Lateline, which runs straight on from YWC. I don’t know if there were credits after that.

At least they can’t be too upset about me sticking the excerpt on youtube!

3 Stilgherrian August 20, 2010 at 5:33 pm

Well as you know I have now harassed a couple of relevant people, so we’l see what happens.

4 Stubborn Mule August 20, 2010 at 6:09 pm

Yes indeed. Thanks!

5 Marco aka Cracticus August 20, 2010 at 6:13 pm

Cool, man!

Actually, your @sean avatar honestly reminds me of one of the Chasers’ guys (cross my heart and wish to die).

Who knows, a TV credit now; then, a guest appearance, and, in no time… Mule TV!

6 Stubborn Mule August 20, 2010 at 7:22 pm

Marco: as long as I don’t have to be funny and can stick to my charts!

7 Marco aka Cracticus August 20, 2010 at 8:00 pm

Then, you’ll have to learn.

And the video clip gives you the first lesson:

Tony A: “and… and… and… and… and…”

That’s what you DON’T say when you want to appear funny and clever. :D

8 Stubborn Mule August 20, 2010 at 8:24 pm

Stil: well done on your agitation! It got a response.

Marco: I think even I could be funnier than Tony!

9 SSainsbury August 21, 2010 at 11:40 am

I have heard the quote “and… and… and… and… and…” as a sound bite many times as an example of him being stumped for words. Credit to Stubborn Mule.

10 Stubborn Mule August 21, 2010 at 12:39 pm

Tony certainly has a way with words!

11 Noric Dilanchian August 21, 2010 at 6:26 pm

The mule bucks! Well done. Credit would be nice. And technically you are also entitled to claim breach of copyright. But don’t, ’cause that’s how the mule will keep buckin’.

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