the view from billinudgel

The Three Stooges

Hanson, Latham and Leyonhjelm are reminiscent of an irritating comedy act

Question Time: an utterly unedifying spectacle

Has this central democratic process devolved beyond dysfunction?

David Leyonhjelm: libertarian, or just vicious?

The movement for freedom and equality has a dubious record on gender

Picking on Aunty

Why the latest push to privatise the ABC is not new or surprising

Seriously scary times

What are the implications of the Trump-Kim summit for America’s allies?

The end of civilisation?

On the hyperbolic reaction to ANU’s decision to part ways with the Ramsay Centre

The Barnaby Joyce sideshow

Joyce is merely the most prominent of many embarrassments for the government

Hastie judgement

Why Andrew Hastie’s decision – taken without warning the PM – is unpardonable

Turning a blind eye to live exports

Just how bad do things have to get before we declare the system broken?

What’s in a name?

From Pig Iron Bob to Unbelieva-Bill: the trouble with nicknames in politics