So long and thanks for all the fish
By Cat Herding Cabal on September 23, 2013
44/28 = Australia’s 44th Parliament and 28th Prime Minister . Share your reactions to the latest news from/about the Abbott government.
By tigtog on February 27, 2012
So, that’s the end of #respill then. Whatever shall we talk about now?
By tigtog on February 26, 2012
#3 has passed 500 comments, so time for a new thread. Have at it.
By Mark Bahnisch on July 31, 2010
The title borrowed for this post is that of Tim Dunlop’s excellent article on the deathly grip the media and politicians have each other in. Read the whole thing here. A couple of other excellent pieces on the performance of […]
Posted in Federal Elections, Media, The Web | Tagged abc news 24, analysis, blogosphere, commentariat, Federal Election 2010, Julia Gillard, leaks, media cycle, press conference, press gallery, roundtable, twitter | 60 Responses
By Mark Bahnisch on September 11, 2009
In discussing Joe Hockey’s latest musings on the need for tens of billions of dollars of spending cuts yesterday, I wondered whether the Libs had conceded the next election, and were trying to position themselves for the one after. I […]
Posted in Media, Politics | Tagged business, Coalition, commentariat, economic management, John Howard, Julia Gillard, Kevin Rudd, Liberal Party, Malcolm Turnbull, media cycle, press gallery, punditariat, Rudd government, Sky News, The Australian, twitter | 38 Responses
By Mark Bahnisch on August 8, 2008
Crikey editorialised about Paul Keating yesterday: He’s the Bert Newton of Australian politics: the polished performer whose gift for spontaneous, stiffly splenetic wit was honed in tougher vaudevillian times, times when having a personality meant more than booking an in-store […]