Too little, too late, for everything


When a politician rises to the top of his profession we expect that he or she has always wanted the job, and that he or she has meticulously planned every step along the way. I would argue that Morrison is aware of his limitations, but he rose to the top despite not having a plan. … Continue reading Too little, too late, for everything

Is Peter Dutton ‘Quite Right’?


Why is it important to ask the question? Peter Dutton is arguably the second most powerful person in Australia, after his boss, Scott Morrison. That means that we should be very mindful of his character, and his morals, his prejudices and his quirks, even his intelligence, because he, in his enormous portfolio, wields tremendous power, … Continue reading Is Peter Dutton ‘Quite Right’?

Why can we not like the Libs?


A friend of mine asked me the other day why I seem to only criticise the conservative side of politics. My answer was that they have been in power for six years now, so if anything is conspicuously wrong with the country, it is probably their fault. And also they appear to be generally a … Continue reading Why can we not like the Libs?

Ask Santo Santoro – he can arrange it


It is often great to catch up with folk we have forgotten about. One such individual is Santo Santoro, a man with an interesting background, and clearly a big future. Like many of our candidates for the "He'll Never be Prime Minister Award" Santoro was never elected to his position in the Senate. That is … Continue reading Ask Santo Santoro – he can arrange it