No going back – an update

Friday, 29 January 2010   Tactics   5 comments 

There is some sign that in responding to Abbott’s threat to turn the clock back and resume the old left-right ding-dong, there is part of the government’s strategy that is conceding to it much as Labor did in the last election.

No going back

Tuesday, 19 January 2010   State of the parties   14 comments 

It will be a confusing year as the media mixes up the decay of the old for its revival, as it waits for the old comfortable parameters of the past to return.