Colin Barnett is not the first Western Australian premier to take on a high-profile player in the resources sector; and he won't be the last. But his recent criticism of big investor, and now federal MP, Clive Palmer, has been a long time coming.Mr Barnett had no qualms about taking on Mr Palmer, who radiates an amiable persona with plenty of bluff and bluster.
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