Thursday, June 26, 2008

"Do You Know Who My Father Is?"

Sydney Morning Herald
27 June 2008

Column 8

Another fine contribution to our search for acid replies to "Do you know who I am?", this time from Sue Thomson, of Kirribilli. "Some years ago, a friend who worked on the 000 number had an irate call from the son of an eastern suburbs politician, about a very minor matter which was not an emergency. She politely explained to him that he would have to contact his local police station, but he refused to accept this and became increasingly angry, finally shouting 'Do you know who my father is?' My friend replied, in a concerned tone, 'No sir, I don't. Have you thought of asking your mother?' " [...]