Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Far stranger than fiction: there's a price on Aussie PM's head

Where do some nongs keep their brains - in a box down in the garden shed?
Somehow I'd always thought offering a reward for political assassination was just a trifle over the top, even if you're young and stupid enough to say it on a Facebook page displaying your own mug shot for any potential complaint laid with the Australian Federal Police about advertising a willingness to fund murder.

Google's search engine indexes 2,870 items which have this word sequence "kill kevin rudd" and the item with top ranking is a free game called, you guessed it, Kill Kevin Rudd by Pictogame
There are only 4 items for "kevin rudd must die".
But there are 182 mentions of "assassinate kevin rudd" and the top ranker is the one offering "to pay someone $50000 if they assassinate Kevin Rudd":

kevin rudd is a fuckng douche bag Facebook

Todd Brees Riley i am prepared to pay someone $50000 if they assassinate Kevin Rudd. July 13, 2009 at 11:04pm · Report ...
www.facebook.com/group.php?v=wall&gid=6818997201 - Cached

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