If the past week in politics is any indication, politicians have no idea whether voters pay attention to politics.
Are we the political equivalent of goldfish, needing to be constantly reminded about what is good and bad about politicians and their policies? Or are we more like elephants, never forgetting the vices and virtues of the passing political parade?
Why has new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull – an early adopter of social media and a prolific app user – nearly vanished from Twitter?
The Political Weekly: The week may have commenced with the opposition feeling chuffed about having brought down Bronwyn Bishop, but by week’s end Labor was becoming increasingly anxious about the media witch-hunt it had unleashed.
In the absence of a compelling leader or a sufficiently self-destructive government, Labor is now taking the only option left to make itself competitive at the next election – policy differentiation.
Malcolm Turnbull’s popularity may get him into the Lodge, but it could also destroy him. There is one […]
Does Tony Abbott combine Gillard’s bad political judgement with Rudd’s madness? Weekly article for The Hoopla.
Despite Tony Abbott’s protestations to the contrary, there is no golden rule in Australian politics damning a governing […]
The questionable loyalty of Anthony Albanese. For Guardian Australia.