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In-depth analysis of the day’s news, plus stories and gossip from Australian politics.

Why does a good bloke like Tony Abbott attract such vile enemies?

3 May 2019 4:03 pm

All those anonymously plastered up posters of Tony Abbott around his electorate of Warringah defaced with the c word, among…

CBD: the ABC is right not be bothered by the Great Humanitarian’s views on female genital mutilation

3 May 2019 12:21 pm

Our perspicacious political insider writes exclusively: CBD’s staple diet for news on any matter is the balanced yet progressive, inclusive…

Forty years on: The Lady and her legacy

3 May 2019 5:00 am

Australian voters love to complain. We’re currently in an election where voters are complaining about issues as diverse as climate…

Are Rugby Australia racist cultural imperialists?

2 May 2019 4:04 pm

With a third of Australia’s Test line-up being Polynesian, Rugby Australia can ill afford to discriminate on the grounds of…

We can’t get a Greta, but bring on Bella…

2 May 2019 1:37 pm

Gaia be praised! Greta Thunberg was otherwise occupied, but Richard Di Natale’s got himself his very own election klimate katastrophist…

Time to test catastrophist candidates’ ‘end is nigh’ pie in the sky

2 May 2019 11:56 am

Candidates such as Zali Steggall in Warringah are campaigning on fear of catastrophic climate change. She wants to save the…

CBD: BS and Nut Ally’s lovers tiff over who’s on top

2 May 2019 8:21 am

Our perspicacious political insider writes exclusively: CBD grew up in a loving household where the parents (no gendering necessary) would…

Who’s hot for the hijab honey?

1 May 2019 5:30 pm

In perhaps the most pointless piece of pandering to the gods of diversity and inclusivity, the venerable “Sports Illustrated” swimsuit…

Labor’s childcare splash: for our kids – or their union mates?

1 May 2019 4:04 pm

Last weekend Labor announced a $4 billion funding increase to childcare subsidies. More worryingly, Labor would also intervene to raise…

CBD: Details? Details only distract from the vibe!

1 May 2019 7:49 am

Our perspicacious political insider writes exclusively: The decisive victory by BS in the Leaders Debate has restored CBD’s faith in…

Greta Thunberg, child sacrifice

30 April 2019 7:12 pm

Children have become the latest political pawn in the promotion of climate change catastrophism. As one of the best examples…

Dr Dick and his Smokin’ Tokens

30 April 2019 11:07 am

Someomes it’s best just to let the original speak for itself: (Of course, it would be even more egalitarian if…

CBD: the coming workers’ paradise (artist’s impression only)

30 April 2019 8:02 am

Our perspicacious political insider writes exclusively: CBD has finally found a working practical application of the GULAG vision splendid for…

When Adam Bandt is your MP and the Labor alternative looks barely legal

29 April 2019 8:15 pm

It’s easy at referenda to write “YES we have NO bananas” but the green Reps ballot paper doesn’t give as…

CBD: how dare opinion polls disrupt the landslide narrative?

29 April 2019 5:51 pm

Our perspicacious political insider writes exclusively: While toiling a full six-hour day to ensure BS becomes PM the pressure is…

Backwards & Forwards: watch out Bill. This is all very Magpies and Blues, grand final 1970

29 April 2019 3:14 pm

The week in politics, the week to come. Looking back The Coalition shaded Labor last week, but this time by…

Handsome is as handsome does, Handsome Her

29 April 2019 1:05 pm

Last year, Handsome Her (a misandrist vegan cafe based in Melbourne) hosted an event titled: Can You Be A Feminist…

GULAG needs to recalibrate for the last three weeks

29 April 2019 8:04 am

Our perspicacious political insider writes exclusively: CBD will be contributing regularly throughout the campaign. While CBD’s confession of taking heart…

EXCLUSIVE: Your very own Flat White cut out ‘n’ keep how to vote card for every electorate nationally

28 April 2019 5:09 pm

Prepoll voting begins in all 151 seats in the House of Representatives and the Senate tomorrow, but this is the…

Forget the “watergate” conspiracies: here is the truth about the Murray

28 April 2019 7:47 am

The Murray Darling River is facing a plethora of publicity: fish deaths due to mismanagement of flows by the responsible…

Nazi-hunting in Kooyong

27 April 2019 6:53 pm

Hunting Nazis is hard work so painting Hitler moustaches onto Josh Frydenberg posters does us all a big favor. We’re…

CBD: Anzac, the woke day of the year down in MONAland

27 April 2019 3:41 pm

Our perspicacious political insider writes exclusively: CBD is usually at best ambivalent toward jingoistic celebrations. CBD’s moral superiority means CBD…

How the Greens don’t get capitalism yet star at self interest

27 April 2019 2:06 pm

The Greens, it would be fair to say, don’t understand captialism. Equally, it would be approprate to say that advertising…

The end of the world is nigh (and yet again millennials cop it hardest)

26 April 2019 6:00 pm

The religious impulse must be strongly imprinted in a human psyche indeed. As fewer and fewer people seriously subscribe to…

CBD: welcome to the GULAG – GetUp!, Labor and the Greens

26 April 2019 1:08 pm

Our perspicacious political insider writes exclusively: It’s now been just over two weeks since SM saw the GG and Election…