Canberra Times "borrows" ACM's "Dead Parrot" reference
The political debate on emissions trading is a bit like Monty Python's ''Dead Parrot'' sketch. The hapless customer (John Cleese) complains that his recently purchased Norwegian blue has joined the choir invisible, shuffled off its mortal coil, its metabolic processes are history. The pet shopkeeper (Michael Palin) disagrees. The bird is merely resting, stunned, tired after a prolonged squawk or perhaps pining for the fjords.
Coincidence? You decide. Ironic, really, considering the Canberra Times is one of the most alarmist media organisations in Australia (part of Fairfax) - surely they don't read a "denier" blog like ACM? An email to the Canberra Times seeking clarification has been sent.
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