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It is not often that a Deputy Opposition Leader’s name appears on a scurrilous T shirt with the defamatory implication that she is allegedly free with her sexual favours.
So who is Will Dallas Brooks?
The surname also belongs to a distinguished former British soldier and long-serving governor of Victoria who happens to be the grandfather of TV presenter and journalist Jennifer Byrne. Byrne’s mother Jeanette was his only child.
No mention of any Willies on the bio or in newspaper records.
It won’t be the first time we’ve seen surnames of people which resemble those of the famous. No doubt if you have a famous monicker it doesn’t harm you when looking for a job.
Here’s his website if you really want to read it. He declares
Polliter.com was created not out of need, but necessity. It is the lone voice of free Conservative speech left to Australians.
Yeah yeah yeah…
Tim Wilson on steroids.
Willy dislikes lots of things – the SMH, conservative News Corpse columnist Peter van Onselen, Fairfax journalist Elizabeth Farrelly, the ABC, asylum seekers and the Facebook page Destroy the Joint – by extension feminists women who have and express an opinion in general.
Strangely enough when we visited Polliter only the main page was visible. The links led nowhere.
Something like Willy himself.
Sat Jun 14 13:55:56 2014
Looks like the pages have been down for some time
All else we managed to find was a link to this article in Quadrant, the musty old mag edited by very conservative historian Keith Windschuttle, which serves as a sort of home for the bewildered for very conservative old white blokes.
The Quadrant contributors in animated discussion
Destroy the Joint managed to dig up a brief bit of Willy’s self-puffery which reads
Brooks is an independent consultant in hospital management, healthcare reform and clinical care. He worked extensively with Professor Chris O’Brien on developing the world’s first comprehensive cancer data repository, and has advised State and Federal governments on improving public healthcare systems and increasing accountability in medicine.
Let me guess – a minor pen-pusher in the Department of Health (one of them) applying some helium to his resumé. If that.