Sunday, June 26, 2011

The Peter Principle (also applies to dim bloggers)

TWO paragraphs of meandering twaddle lead Shaun Carney to this observation:

The key point is that so much contemporary political conduct, debate and reportage now seems to be committed to avoiding substance.

No kidding!

RED-FACED ADMISSION: As originally posted, this item cited Peter Hartcher as the author, whose twaddle is smewhat different. Apologies to Mr Hartcher


  1. Looks like the author was Shawn Carney, Professor.

  2. PhillipGeorge(c)2011June 27, 2011 at 9:16 AM

    Prof, it must be a bad hair day - "somewhat" has a ring to it.