Sean Kelly is a columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, and was an adviser to Labor prime ministers Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd.
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Simple is as simple does
Politicians might finally be realising that voters don’t mind nuance
So many things are out of the government’s hands
A telling moment
What followed the High Court’s plebiscite decision was instructive
A bad result in court may yet lead to a good result for Turnbull
Is Labor capable of changing its approach to Opposition?
A serious problem
Predictions have a bad habit of coming back to bite you
Words, words, words
A quiet day with occasional semantic interruptions
The daily grind
The PM is doing what he should be doing
Method in the madness?
Perhaps the government’s attack on “socialist” Shorten isn’t as crazy as it seems
Clothes don’t always maketh the man
Turnbull’s leather jacket offensive was overshadowed
A dishonest debate about dishonest history
Arguments about history are good, but should be based on actual facts
The Kiefel Curse
High Court shenanigans
A quiet day, slightly spoiled
Citizenship dramas bubbled along, but not much else
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