Rachel Withers

Rachel Withers
Rachel Withers is the contributing editor of The Monthly Today.

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The rule of survival


The PM continues to insist upon the “rule of law”

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His and hers


The accuser and the accused face vastly different treatment

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If he did it


‘Just imagine for a second…’

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Porter speaks


The attorney-general denies the allegations, but admits he can’t disprove them

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Voices describing the government’s position as untenable are mounting

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What’s the matter?


It’s a matter for the PM

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A web of lies


We may never know when Morrison knew, but there’s no doubt he has lied

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‘She said, he said’


Let’s consider what has been said

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Take the fall


A woman is going to take the blame. Again.