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The Ukraine transcript release by the White House

The transcript ain’t that bad for Trump. Because he’s Trump. But …

But if you hate Trump, it’s awful.

If you like Trump, it’s a nothing burger with a side of “meh”.

This bloke used to pretend he was a journalist

At least he can unleash his true feelings now. He’s not really a nice fellow, is he?

So by his reckoning, the referendum to give Indigenous Australians the vote in 1967 was also a “device that has no place in Westminster representative liberal democracy. It is the tool of tyranny where the majority overruns the minority”.

And the same-sex marriage plebiscite? That was a “device that has no place in Westminster representative liberal democracy. It is the tool of tyranny where the majority overruns the minority”?

What a nasty man he is.

This is lunacy … time to grab the popcorn

Apparently, Mike Cannon-Brookes is worth about $13 billion. With ideas like this, he won’t have it for long:

Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes will invest part of his personal wealth in an audacious $25 billion project to create the world’s biggest solar farm, its biggest power storage system, and a 3000-kilometre cable to export energy to Asia.

Speaking on the sidelines of the United Nations climate forum, Mr Cannon-Brookes revealed he would “shortly” declare how much equity he’ll plough into the project company SunCable.

Here’s the fun part:

It’s a “completely batshit insane project”, Mr Cannon-Brookes conceded. But the “engineering all checks out”.

“Elon [Musk] assures me that his batteries will work at 50 degrees centigrade, which is what they need to do to work in Tennant Creek,” he said, referring to the US entrepreneur’s Tesla power storage company.

Elon assures me!

Bwaaahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaaaaaaaa.

A fool and his money are soon parted.