Originally Posted by Burgey
Well the thing is, there are times when left-field selections do work. The thing is though it's a very rare thing, and when they do it's usually after some persistence (Healy for example). If Beer fails early on, I don't know if this panel has enough patience to persist with him. They certainly haven't shown any with any spinners they've picked so far.
Exactly, the selectors are hoping they'll stumble on a silver bullet. If they do with these left-field selections, they'll look like geniuses, and if they don't they'll blame lack of talented options.