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He is the Fangio – “Joh: The Life and Political Adventures of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen”, Hugh Lunn

October 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Politics, Quotes

Allen Callaghan (Joh’s Press Sec) himself has always modestly claimed to be the humble mechanic, but such men are often also engineers: “I am just the mechanic in the pits. I make sure the machine is well oiled, that it is ready to go, that no breakdowns will occur. But the chief is the man who has to get out there and ride it. He is the Fangio. He is the one who risks political death and destruction.”

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