This week, the gun issue has returned to our shores in a matter so ham-fisted, so half-cocked, that it could only come from one source.
The Pell case was much more than vindication for his victims, it also highlighted the depths the rest of the country can stoop to.
Last night, both Andrew Bolt and Miranda Devine chose personal opinion over evidence and the ruling of a court. In my personal opinion, both should be held responsible.
The attack on Andrew Bolt highlights the nature of discourse in this country, and no amount of sparkle can distract from it.
The first bricks of a hate wall, the stripping back of pretence and a picnic spoiled. Winners, all. Oh, #Auspol, what are you like?
There’s a pattern that seems to repeat in this country. Whenever a minority proudly stands for Australia, white Australians immediately bite back.
Current attitudes are evidence of Australia’s historically sour relationship with the right to freedom of speech. It is high time this relationship was mended.
Now that the longest election campaign ever has come to an end, TBS reflects on some of our favourite moments over the past eight weeks. Happy voting and sausage sizzling!
The war of general opinion rages on this week with a wide range of combatants and a Trump/Pope title fight. Here at the TBS Current Affairs Desk, we’re taking all bets! | Rob Idol
With The Bolt Report apparently cancelled by Channel Ten, TBS Editor Mathew Mackie believes we have lost an important voice in the argument.
Rob Idol had the task of exploring bias: as a Waleed Aly fan can you agree with any of Andrew Bolt’s commentary
Maria Tedeschi, outspoken in opposition to the proposed 18c changes, joins many others (Tim Wilson? Ah, no) in applauding the “leader’s call” on the contentious issue.
Michael Burrill reveals it was a bit of a sneaky couple of weeks, with spying, smuggling and cheating the ATO being some of the big news ticket items of the fortnight.
Shock jock Alan Jones’ smack-down of Malcolm Turnbull shows he’s standing by “his man”, Tony Abbott, but reveals to Mike Welsh that Jones knows Abbott is in trouble…
In a week that saw both the Left and Right indulge in leadership speculation, TBS publisher Alexandra Tselios and Editor-in-Chief Paul Bugeja debate for your consideration.