Andrew Bolt leaves court in 2011 (Image: AAP/Julian Smith)

Is Andrew Bolt actively trying to fall afoul of the Racial Discrimination Act again?

In the space of a week Bolt has called two young POC writers "hysterical race hustlers", and taken aim (yet again) at Dark Emu author Bruce Pascoe's Indigenous identity.

And now, in a particularly vile piece, he's argued that "tribalism" has made Australia weaker, because some of the suburbs in Melbourne experiencing a spike in COVID-19 cases have an above-average number of overseas-born residents. Treating a gap in his knowledge as a conspiracy, he adds: