There are times when one starts to assume that Bullshit, for lack of a better word, is so manifestly redolent of the Australian media world, that one forgets it is the purview of the media across the world.  This week we have an absolute pearler of a reminder from one of Asia’s pre-eminent media organisations……

The South China Morning Post is a paper I have long had a lot of time for.  Most weeks it has a number of genuinely good reads, and it is always insightful on how China sees and reacts to the rest of the world.  But this week it has laid a solid turd on Australian-Chinese relations, and the implications of the by-election in Bennelong this weekend.

TURNBULL IN A CHINA SHOP: CAN BEIJING BOGEYMAN SWAY AN AUSTRALIAN ELECTION?

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull helped create the anti-China paranoia gripping Canberra. Now, as a backwater ballot in Bennelong provides a litmus test for Sino-Australian relations, it’s coming back to haunt him

BY ECHO HUI ANDREW RAINE

16 DEC 2017

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