Alan Jones (Image: AAP/Dan Peled)

The Victorian Liberals put politics over health again, Kristy McBain's campaign launch has a few teething problems, and why is Graham Richardson a protected species at the Oz? Plus other tips and murmurs from the Crikey bunker.

Always be culture warring Victorian Liberals appear to be putting party politics ahead of science (does that sound familiar?) in their desperation to kick Victorian Premier Dan Andrews.

Following the mini-COVID outbreak, federal Senator Sarah Henderson and state Liberal MP Tim Smith both accused Andrews of hypocrisy for not blaming it on the Black Lives Matter protest in the state a few weeks ago.