At the centre of it was a democratic vote that is now likely to systematically and carefully annulled. It is hard to see who has an interest in preventing it.
Conservatives will be grateful to Cameron to allow them to forget the whole ghastly business.
The pitch. Our country is in serious trouble. We don’t have victories anymore. We used to have victories, but we don’t have them. When was the last time anybody saw us beating, let’s say China in a trade deal? I beat China all the time. All the time. Republican and US Presidential front-runner Donald Trump […]
What was supposed to be significant in a democracy was not the hundreds or thousands in a political party but the millions in society they represented.
This has the making of being a regional diplomatic disaster.
Why should community leaders be as responsible as anyone else for these jihadists and why would they be able to do anything about it?
The last few weeks have reminded that in recent years something rather unpleasant has entered politics.
The last six years have shown that what asylum seekers have more to be concerned about is an insecure, out of control political class that targets the most vulnerable to make itself look in command.
The left have been portraying Indonesia as the victim and Australia as the bully but the reality is more the reverse.
“We will decide” was a phoney bit of Australian unilateralism made possible at a time of that phoney bit of US unilateralism, the War on Terror.