Despite a whole city rising against his rhetoric, Peter Dutton’s tone is nothing new. In fact, blaming the other is a well worn path in Australian politics.
It’s finally over. While those who supported marriage equality are now basking in victory, I feel that we should not forget the brutality that got us here.
Current Affairs Wrap: Middle East close to war, Hanson takes on Dastyari, and man escapes gas chamber with own brand
It’s been a rather violent week, punctuated by the abuse of Sam Dastyari, assumed peace in the Middle East and the prohibitive standards of decorum.
As the Michaelia Cash situation spools out of control, you have to wonder who actually benefitted from this titanic clusterboink.
We made a mistake with Malcolm Roberts: we fought back, and he took that as us legitimising his insanity. Let’s not do the same with Lyle Shelton.