Dr Mumbo

Which Wilson? ABC announces wrong resignation from parliament

Dr Mumbo knows it’s been a tough few days for the ABC – it’s had its funding frozen and had to scale-back Gruen to just Gru – so it’s no wonder two politicians with the same surname became interchangeable.

While ALP Member for Fremantle Josh Wilson announced his resignation from parliament – another man with too many citizenships, it seems – the national broadcaster mistakenly announced Coalition MP for Goldstein, Tim Wilson, was giving a speech and resigning.

So many Wilsons, so little time.

The error, Dr Mumbo notices, was quickly called out by Wilson Number Two (Tim) on Twitter, who assured the Twitterverse he was sitting through.

The case of mistaken identity has been corrected, but poor old Aunty appears to still be a victim of Google’s cacheing.

Google: Never forgets

With so much disruption at the national broadcaster and indeed with its overlords in Canberra, perhaps Dr Mumbo should run for office? He’s is off to check his citizenship status…


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