Sunday, September 04, 2005

nightly news in shining armour

It's a bit surreal how our television networks have been falling over each other to rustle up Australians caught up in the tragedy of New Orleans and bring them home for tearful reunion shows. Still, I guess it's a relief to know that you can always rely on Kerry Packer and his helicopters to get you out of a foreign jam--well, so long as you give him an Exclusive!, probably.

related: "PM 'regrets' Australians letdown in hurricane chaos"