There are a number of Liberals, from Queensland and elsewhere, who have been astonished at the behaviour of the Nationals in recent weeks, writes Bernard Keane.
I do confess I have never tried the stroganoff, but the “Parliamentary Burger” – now, I fear, renamed something less creative – is a meal, not just a snack, writes Bernard Keane.
Meantime, Greg Sheridan, who has only recently been surgically removed from Alexander Downer, weighed in today to laud our success in the War Against Stuff, writes Bernard Keane.
Putting aside the systemic breach of privacy that a database like Electrac entails, it relies on the goodwill and maturity of MPs and their staff to ensure that such a database isn’t abused, writes Bernard Keane.
Governments go through cycles, and the Rudd Government has a long way to go before it reaches its peak. The Opposition, meanwhile, has had to hit the reset button and start again, writes Bernard Keane.
The ALP hasn’t wasted any time getting stuck into Malcolm Turnbull’s wealth. In fact Wayne Swan had a crack yesterday in Question Time, writes Bernard Keane.
Meantime, the Government gets on with governing, writes Bernard Keane.
"A great result for the party," declared Christopher Pyne. Bernard Keane watches the passing Liberal parade.