…Courtesy of The Independent. No, no, not THAT one.
The one in South Africa!
“It was a terrific night, it really was. If you ever get an offer to go drinking with Icelandic whalers and Canadian crab fishermen, take them up on it.”
Senator Nigel Scullion, 51, the new deputy leader of the Australian conservative Nationals party who was once photographed in his underwear handcuffed to a strippers pole in Russia. Scullion was leading an Australian delegation to a global fisheries conference in 1998, when he and some “lunatic fishermen from Newfoundland” went to the St Petersburg strip club.
“It's unfortunate that people would see that as a very bad thing. This was 10 years ago and I was a fisherman. Everybody has a colourful past.
…amen, Mr. Scullion! …gl