Anthony Loewenstein has an excellent piece at the WaPo's PostGlobal site, "Debunking the U.S./Australia Alliance".
In posting a comment there, I finally located this old quote:
In 1980, when Ronald Reagan was campaigning against George Bush Snr for the Republican Party ballot, Reagan's camp ran an advertisement which claimed:UPDATE: The WaPo seems to have banned me from posting comments, presumably following complaints from the same people who suggested I “came from the same kennel” as Loewenstein’s dog and called me an “it” and a "coward". The WaPo's democratic experiments in online discussion can obviously only be allowed to proceed so far.
"A coalition of multinational corporate executives, big-city bankers, and hungry power brokers... want to give you George Bush... their purpose is to control the American government."