Erection problems

Why is it I find myself dreading the next six weeks until the federal election? Hmmm, let’s see. For starters, political ads are allowed to make claims, no matter how outrageous, and they don’t have to be true. Neat! Here are my suggestions: John Howard got stuck into a Greens party policy that advocated harm…

Hail Lord Howard

Hail our gracious lord and master who has bestowed upon his vassals such clemency. He has, in his beneficence, promised that when (seriously, do you really think there’s an if?) David Hicks is convicted by the US military kangaroo court, the Government will ask the US very nicely if he can be allowed to spend…

Members only

Childish, perhaps, but was it a poor choice of words for the PM to describe recently-outed adulterer MP Ross Cameron as “a hard-working local member“?

The Beaz is back

Before all the fuss about John Howard telling lies (again), the commentators were getting quite pleased with Mark Latham’s return to form, and I can quite say I agree. Although the days of “arse-licker” are sadly behind him, he’s come out some corkers over the last couple of weeks. Even more pleasing is the return…

Winging it

Some friends of mine have an unhealthy obsession with a singer from New Zealand called Wing. Well, when I say “singer” I use it in the broadest sense of the word, ie, someone who sings. Not particularly well. At all. But good on her, at least, for not letting her supreme lack of talent be…