Barnaby is getting bombarded by the leftist bastards.
Joyce backtracks on toilet paper quip
Fresh in a new Opposition shadow portfolio Senator Barnaby Joyce has already found it necessary to explain some of his more colourful and controversial comments. Senator Joyce, the Opposition spokesman for water had said he planned to use the latest Productivity Commission report on water, due out today, as toilet paper. Since then Senator Joyce has climbed down a little, saying his comments were said in irony but he maintains his line that a pipeline that carries no water would be more productive spending than the Government outlays on primary school buildings. More
08:03 31/03/2010At least Robb's sticking up for him... sorta...
School groups criticise Joyce's schools building program critique
Groups representing all types of schools have condemned Barnaby Joyce's criticism of the Federal Government's schools building program. The former Opposition finance spokesman says the scheme has delivered $16-billion of glorified garden sheds, but the school representatives say he's out of touch. More
Barnaby has his own style: Robb
The man who replaced Barnaby Joyce as the Opposition's finance spokesman, Andrew Robb, has distanced himself from the National Senator's dismissive view of the Productivity Commission. Mr Robb says the economic advisory body set up by the Howard government plays an important role. But Mr Robb says Senator Joyce has his own style that can be useful in politics. More