So long and thanks for all the fish
Federal Election 2013
By Anna Winter on September 12, 2013
This is perhaps the first time a piece of Liberal negative political advertising actually worked on me. I had an immediate visceral reaction to it, a surge of anger at Rudd. But then also anger at Labor, at Abbott, at […]
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By Brian on September 11, 2013
This post is meant to provide a facility for us to keep up to date on how the poll counting is progressing. For your convenience here’s the AEC Virtual Tally Room and the ABC Election Live Results. I’ve also included […]
By Cat Herding Cabal on September 10, 2013
Well nearly. Brian’s immediate post-election thread is up over 400 comments, so let’s have a new thread.
By Brian on September 7, 2013
The rusted on LNP voters, and the incredibly gullible swinging voters, that is.
The all-knowing ABC election computer has spoken. Seats won, LNP 77, ALP 50, Greens 0, Other 2. Time to press “publish” on this post, which of course I wrote yesterday.
By Cat Herding Cabal on September 6, 2013
In order to keep the Saturday Salon open thread as a 2013 Federal election-free zone, here’s a separate news-cycle week-ending roundtable where you can talk about the polling day.
By Brian on September 3, 2013
For a while now I’ve owned a copy of Kerry Anne Walsh’s The Stalking of Julia Gillard but have not had time to finish reading it. A few days ago I went looking to see whether she had anything to […]
By Brian on August 31, 2013
Sorry about the mixed metaphors.There is little doubt that Rudd’s ‘$10 billion black hole’ claim has not been knockout blow he was looking for and most of the media are seeing it as a sign that the election contest is […]
By Cat Herding Cabal on August 30, 2013
In order to keep the Saturday Salon open thread as a 2013 Federal election-free zone, here’s a separate news-cycle week-ending roundtable where you can talk about the politics of the upcoming election.
By Brian on August 28, 2013
The liars and clunkheads who messed up the the LNP budget costings in 2010 have come up with a new strategy. If they don’t tell us how they are going to bring the budget back into surplus then they can’t […]
By Brian on August 26, 2013
Last week on the 7.30 Report we were treated to a debate between Mark Butler, the climate change minister and his Opposition counterpart, Greg Hunt, that just did not work. Leigh Sales tried a hard-edged questioning style, but unfortunately did […]
By Cat Herding Cabal on August 24, 2013
In order to keep the Saturday Salon open thread as a 2013 Federal election-free zone, here’s a (belated) separate news-cycle week-ending roundtable where you can talk about the politics of the upcoming election.