Today’s guest lecturer, Tim Richards, looks at the controversial topic of libation vilification…
“You are going to have a piece of policy that comes direct from the manic monkey cafe of inner-suburbia nirvana-ville straight to you!”
Well, crikey. When Senator Barnaby Joyce frothed over (like a vigorously prepared cappuccino) with these words in Canberra in June, a few thoughts occurred to me:
1) Canberra has that effect on people.
2) Where can I find this Manic Monkey Cafe?
3) And do they do good lattes?
Which then led me to reflect on the time-honoured practice of conservative commentators using beverages as insults…