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Soul-searching

Is the Coalition stupid enough to take this loss as a sign that it should lurch further to the right?

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A change is as good as a Hawaiian holiday

Should he succeed in securing another election “miracle”, a changed Scott Morrison will be even worse

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Sunk cost

Was Labor’s modest deficit gap really worth two days of tantrums?

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At what cost?

The press pack is laser focused on something voters don’t really care about

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison in Palmerston, near Darwin, today. Image © Mick Tsikas / AAP Images

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Alpha-beta soup

A toxic op-ed about Morrison being an “alpha male” fails to grasp why women are abandoning the Coalition

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison after the Liberal Party campaign launch in Brisbane yesterday. Image © Mick Tsikas / AAP Images

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The loosest unit

The Coalition doesn’t know how much its superannuation housing policy will raise prices, nor does it care

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison at the Beveridge Community Centre north of Melbourne today. Image © Mick Tsikas / AAP Images

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Bulldozer or bullduster?

Scott Morrison’s promise to change is his most sinister lie yet

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg at a press conference in Melbourne last week. Image © Joel Carrett / AAP Images

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Buried treasurer

With Morrison having sold out his treasurer, will Frydenberg turn on the PM to save himself?

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Playing us for mugs

The PM’s claim – that a fair increase to the minimum wage will blow up the economy – is as illogical as it is cruel

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Yellow-bellied ‘moderates’

The Liberals demand to know who the independents would support, but refuse to explain what deals they have with Clive Palmer

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Strongman politics

Last night’s atrocious leaders’ debate was an insult to Australian women

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Testing times

Journalists have convinced themselves that they are doing a public service in openly bullying a prime ministerial candidate

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Toxic Scott syndrome

Scott Morrison’s toxicity is corroding our democracy

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Equality control

Anne Ruston’s claim that “no government has done more to support Australia’s women” has been laughed out of the room

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Undercooked

From the economy to corruption watchdogs to chicken curry, is there anything Scott Morrison won’t lie about?

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Realty bites

Two housing policies, both alike in not addressing the root of the problem