David Flint

Bronny bad, Adam goodes

8 August 2015 9:00 am

Even in the ultra-secular world inhabited by the commentariat, there seems to be a need for a parade of devils…

Bandana republic

1 August 2015 9:00 am

When the Australian nation comes together, it’s a rare emotional moment. This happened on 6 November 1999, when, dramatically, John…

Abbott, part II

25 July 2015 9:00 am

Last summer, few commentators were predicting that Tony Abbott − dismissed as a ‘dead man walking’ − would lead the…

Squawk du jour

4 July 2015 9:00 am

It seems as if every parrot in every pet shop is squawking over and over ‘Don’t make jihadists stateless’ and…

A birthday worth celebrating

13 June 2015 9:00 am

On 15 June the world celebrates the 800th anniversary of an event which, as Daniel Hannan rightly says, is one…

Gotcha by the Shorten curlies

6 June 2015 9:00 am

Bill Shorten can now celebrate what must be the landmark success of his leadership. His coup has been to make…

Bill Shorten, PM

23 May 2015 9:00 am

The commentariat is using every effort to ensure the next election results in a Labor victory. But under Bill Shorten,…

The great divide

16 May 2015 9:00 am

It is always easier to divide a nation than to unite it. It was divisive to force devolution onto the…

Star Chamber Wars

2 May 2015 9:00 am

The unsuccessful inquiry by the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption into Margaret Cunneen was not only a spectacular own-goal, it…

Total recall

18 April 2015 9:00 am

‘I feel sick in the stomach,’ Queensland’s Labor Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk lamented when she learned of the criminal record of…

Commander Bill

4 April 2015 9:00 am

The Coalition win in NSW produced a typical media reaction, with Fairfax warning a ‘Baird win could prove awkward for…

Tony, Bibi, and the commentariat

28 March 2015 9:00 am

The Prime Minister is doomed. On that, the commentariat, the elites and the whole political class are unanimous. He has…

Farrago of leaks, libels and downright lies

7 March 2015 9:00 am

The principal skill of some Liberal MPs, acquired over years of taxpayer funded mobile telephoning, is Machiavellian intrigue. Normally, this…

The harlot throughout the ages

21 February 2015 9:00 am

Like some banana republic, Australia is in the middle of an attempted coup. Not by the army, but by the…

Sir Phil the Greek; the truth

7 February 2015 9:00 am

Who would have predicted that Prince Philip’s knighthood would have been marked by a serious tactical blunder? That wasn’t the…

Could an ‘Aussie Hebdo’ survive?

24 January 2015 9:00 am

Imagine a government introducing legislation to declare unlawful anything done in public, including the media, which is offensive to Muslims,…

The sordid state of voting for the Senate

3 January 2015 9:00 am

Australia is one of the oldest continuing democracies in the world. As our constitution says, the politicians are ‘directly chosen…

Breaking Republicans hearts

15 November 2014 9:00 am

Fifteen years ago, Australians rejected a proposal by the ruling class to ditch the Queen. This ignored all the great…

The persecution of Cory

11 January 2014 9:00 am

Cory Bernardi’s book is a reminder of the traditional values that made Australia and inspired earlier generations to fight for…