His last big announcement was in New York in February, when he unveiled his grandiose plans to build Titanic II, an exact replica of the ill-fated liner, in China later this year.
Clive Palmer, the Queensland mining billionaire, told the assembled media “the Titanic was a ship of dreams, Titanic II will be the ship where dreams come true”. It would be set to sail in 2016.
Now Palmer, invariably described as “colourful”, “eccentric” or “controversial”, has another dream: to run for federal parliament in the upcoming election.
Clive for Canberra? Queensland’s mining billionaire to run in this year’s election. Pic via The Courier ...