Category Archives: Media

On The Getting of Scott Morrison

THIS morning’s bad Newspoll result for Scott Morrison will arouse party room conniptions and a story-unto-itself nuclear half-life in the media but the figures are only as foreboding as the Prime Minister wants them to be. The poll is a … Continue reading

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The History-Making Covfefe-dom of Donald Trump

THE President’s tweet for Iranian dissenters (see Steve, below) has become the most ‘liked’ Persian message in the history of Twitter. That is a remarkable achievement. What Franklin D. Roosevelt did with radio and John F. Kennedy did with television, … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Innovation, Media | 15 Comments

In weekly anti-Morrison column, Tingle condemns politicking

In the face of a bushfire catastrophe, our national conversation is still run by politics.

Posted in Media, Politics of the Left | 29 Comments

The media if Trump was a Democrat

pic.twitter.com/TATrvfKL3Y — Dan Scavino (@DanScavino) January 1, 2020

Posted in American politics, Media | 8 Comments

“Obama likes Suleimani, and admires his work”

This is from 2015: Obama Strikes a Deal–With Qassem Suleimani. It’s by Lee Smith from the Hudson Institute. According to the terms of the Iran deal announced in Vienna on Tuesday, U.N. Security Council sanctions regarding nuclear-related issues will be … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International, Media | 65 Comments

Comeback Karl bets what remains of credibility on PM hatred

Then gets bashed in comments: ‘He needs to step up and take control’: Karl Stefanovic slams Scott Morrison.

Posted in Fake News, Media | 23 Comments

Watch your six, Sam Neill

A very unladylike Laura Tingle to a mild critic of the ABC (who helps pay her gargantuan salary): “Go fuck yourself.” Self-appointed weather Beria, Malcolm Turnbull, breaks out an emoji and swoons with admiration.

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She bravely rallied NZ around the gate after the horse bolted

Sam Clench at leftist news.com: Jacinda Ardern showed Scott Morrison how to lead during a national crisis. The Prime Minister seems to think it is his job, first and foremost, to reassure the country; to act as though everything is … Continue reading

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How many people don’t read the Australian?

So I have a subscription to The Australian but I suspect that I’m in a minority there. I also have a subscription to the AFR – again I’m probably in the minority there too. It seems to me that reading … Continue reading

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If these ferals weren’t forgotten before, they should be now

‘Go back to Kirribilli’: Morrison heckled by angry residents in Cobargo. Some local residents were unhappy to see the PM on his visit. “So many people here have lost their homes,” one woman said to Mr Morrison on Thursday as … Continue reading

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