Dryblower on the clash of money and politics

FEW fights are more tantalising for an armchair observer than those between an immoveable object and an irresistible force, which is how Dryblower sees Andrew Forrest v Julia Gillard – a war of words between money and politics.

Forrest, one of the world’s richest men, claims that a private deal over Australia’s controversial super-tax on coal and iron ore cost former prime minister Kevin Rudd his job.