The Sydney Institute has just sent out Christmas Greetings to those on its email list, and included the following paragraph:
STOP PRESS…. Great news! Gerard Henderson has just won Crikey’s “Australian Bore of the Year” Award, comfortably edging out Nicole Kidman who came second; Wayne Swan came a miserable last behind Kevin Rudd and Brendan Nelson.
Henderson’s acceptance speech, which runs for a mere four and a half hours, will be available on the Institute’s pod for after-lunch listening on Christmas Day 2008. It will of special interest to the intoxicated in our midst.