Well hes here. Infact the TV was interrupted last night to show Airforce One landing. An unprecedented piece of TV theatrics which was absurd.
I wont go into politics, just tell you whats going on.
He is in Sydney for the APEC meeting. The whole exercise is costing taxpayers about 1 billion Aussie dollars, a huge waste of money.
Half of Sydney has been caged in, not unlike the old wrestling matches of the 70s. Barbed wire, barricades, fences, concrete blocks. Snipers, commandos, SWAT teams, BlackHawks, F18s and even some footage of a sniper in a helicopter. I dunno how good a shot he thinks he is, but hes kidding himself!
George was driven the 100 yards to his first meeting in a cavalcade of cars, but brave man that he is, walked back.
He took a bit of a cruise on the Harbour and up a river, had lunch with 100 defence force people to thank them for their commitment to the war on terror, had a nice feed, listened to a country band and gave our PM another nice rap, then went back to his hotel no doubt to wonder why the hell he is here.
No protesters in sight, just a couple of strategically placed fake tourists that shook hands with him. No doubt they were a couple of coppers in civvies.
There endeth day one.