The Australian election results are fascinating on so many levels — a vote in favor of the Kyoto Protocol, a rare defeat (unofficial) of a prime minister in his home district and another electoral repudiation of a Bush/Iraq War ally. Yes, they’re taking their 550 troops and getting out, if the new guy lives up to his campaign promises.
This being a mostly music/media blog, our primary interest is the current Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Environment, Heritage and the Arts. He has indeed been re-elected.
You guessed it … he’s Peter Garrett, former lead singer of Midnight Oil, currently awaiting likely nomination to the equivalent of a U.S. Cabinet post.
Let’s see someone from Rage Against the Machine do that.
(Title source: Warakurna)