With Boris Johnson set to become the Prime Minister of Britain, he joins the triumvirate of global leaders who use folksy stupidity to distract from the evil within.
Roger Pugh argues the only way to guard against the prospect of Australia being “Trumped” is to accept nothing less than the PM we deserve.
Even as the right-wing media still salivates over “the real” Tony Abbott and his national security address on Monday, Jack Howes calls it our for what it was – dog whistling.
With Christmas done and dusted, Michael Burrill drags us back into current affairs: Sulayman Khalid’s arrest, Scott Morrison’s “kind” shuffle into social services and US cops putting their feet in every possible thing.
With the passing of Gough Whitlam, Mike Welsh takes a moment to reflect on the two times he brushed up against this national political icon…