Mungo MacCallum is a political journalist and commentator. His books include Run Johnny Run, Poll Dancing, and Punch and Judy. Visit his blog, The View from Billinudgel.
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There is a stark difference in how the Victorian premier and the PM approached their respective hot-button issues
Euthanasia, like same-sex marriage, is a decision for the parliament
They can and they do, and politicians only object when it’s a message they don’t like
Of course sports and politics should mix
Lionel Murphy was a singular personality – and it got him in trouble
Exhuming the Murphy allegations
Malcolm Turnbull got his postal survey win in the High Court but still stands to lose
An ugly same-sex marriage debate is just beginning
The government is becoming increasingly desperate to paint Labor as a poor economic manager
‘Socialist’ Shorten and the small businessmen
Section 44 of the Constitution is not an adequate way of gauging allegiance to Australia
It’s just the vibe of the thing
Is the factional infighting just growing pains or symptomatic of an identity crisis?
The Greens’ colour wars