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Kyle Sandilands: Vote Clive and get him to abolish ACMA

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In the fortunately highly unlikely event that mining magnate Clive Palmer gets into power, first against the wall will be media watchdog ACMA, his cheerleader Kyle Sandilands has decreed.

A week after the controversial FM jock ‘twerked’ with Clive, Sandilands yesterday endorsed the wanna-be Prime Minister on his show telling listeners:

“Let’s roll this guy, (Palmer) into power and change some laws,” Sandilands told his audience. ”The first thing to go: ACMA – gone. That’s the authority that runs the radio codes.”

Sandilands, who has had multiple encounters over the years with the media watchdog, then expanded on this with the following explanation:

“Even though the government owns the ABC and Triple J, and they’re allowed to say F this and C that, they have no rules over at the ABC and Triple J they can do what they want and say what they want.”

Not surprisingly, given that 2Day is currently fighting ACMA in the courts in a battle that could yet cost its licence, the producer tasked with operating the studio warning light when Sandilands is on dangerous ground, began to flash it (Dr Mumbo imagines) frantically.

“Over here where all the listeners actually are – stop flashing the light, you’ve still got your job – we are not allowed to say anything and the government wants me off the air. They are hell bent on getting rid of me and I’m not going anywhere.”

Listen to Sandilands’s full soliloquy:


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