Bernard KeaneFeb 8, 201710 Comments
After three years of trying to curb middle class welfare, the Coalition finally looks like it will have a win. It's time for Labor to stop taking revenge on the government and back cuts to Family Tax Benefits.
Bernard KeaneFeb 7, 201715 Comments
While unable or unwilling to clearly articulate his reasons for defecting from the Liberals, Cory Bernardi identified the gap between the Liberal Party's professed values and its current policies.
Bernard KeaneFeb 7, 201714 Comments
If you can't make sense of an increasingly crowded field of far-right politicians, we're here to help with a guide to who's who in the reactionary zoo.
Bernard KeaneFeb 6, 20177 Comments
Having demonised Australia's family law system for driving men to murder women, Pauline Hanson wants to replace it with a system that will entrench economic discrimination against women.
Bernard KeaneFeb 6, 201718 Comments
A Cory Bernardi defection couldn't come at a worse time for Malcolm Turnbull, who has had a rough start to 2017. But it wouldn't necessarily be all bad.
Bernard KeaneFeb 3, 20177 Comments
A startling failure to some basic preparation was behind two bungles from Malcolm Turnbull this week, overshadowed by the Trump debacle.
Bernard KeaneFeb 3, 201724 Comments
Unlike other leaders, Malcolm Turnbull thought a diplomatic approach to Donald Trump would get results. Wrong.
Bernard KeaneFeb 2, 201713 Comments
In an unprecedented low in US-Australian relations, Donald Trump has humiliated Malcolm Turnbull via leaked details of an abusive phone call between the men and a tweeted abandonment of any refugee resettlement deal.
Bernard KeaneFeb 2, 20179 Comments
Instead of seizing the initiative at the start of the political year, Malcolm Turnbull reheated his attack lines and policies from 2016, with a nod to Kevin Rudd along the way.