Topic archives: Tony Abbott

Razer: how to tell the baddies from the goodies in this Syria nightmare

April 17, 2018 36

Who are the baddies? Who are the goodies? Are there any goodies at all in this horrifying locus in which even allies clash?

Not all of Turnbull’s problems of his own making

April 13, 2018 11

While Malcolm Turnbull has his flaws, many of the government's problems come from within -- and not just from disaffected former leaders.

Rundle: Abbott is a joke, a backbench gargoyle seemingly addicted to failure

April 6, 2018 22

The recent Monash Forum fiasco suggests that, beyond concrete objectives, Tony Abbott is devoted to the beau idéal of failure.

Abbott and his Monash morons should quit the Libs

April 4, 2018 17

Tony Abbott isn't merely destabilising Malcolm Turnbull, he's trashing his party's values. And his history shows he simply doesn't believe in the most basic ideas of the Liberal Party.

Miranda Devine is trying to make ‘cuckservative’ a thing in Australia

April 4, 2018 25

A debate about whether Australia needs a new Trump is just another platform for Miranda Devine to push her new alt-right vocabulary.

Crikey Worm: Greens push for a publicly owned bank

April 4, 2018 2

Good morning, early birds. Greens leader Richard Di Natalereveals his party's plan to combat unscrupulous behaviour by the big banks. Plus, yet more evidence of Victoria Police brutality comes to light. It's the news you need to know with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: police caught on CCTV beating disability pensioner

April 3, 2018

Good morning, early birds. Victoria Police officers caught on camera "taking down" a disability pensioner. Plus, a merry band of coal-happy backbenchers plan to confront the Prime Minister over his apparent lack of interest in the combustible rock. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Turnbull should learn some lessons from Abbott and Credlin

March 27, 2018 24

Tony Abbott's office while Prime Minister was heavily criticised, but Malcolm Turnbull's is even worse.

Crikey’s depressingly necessary new initiative: ScandalTracker

March 1, 2018 24

It's the tracker you never thought you'd need in a relatively stable western democracy.

Barnaby, Tony and Trump: the toxic trio upstaging Turnbull

February 23, 2018 26

Travelling to Washington won't free the Prime Minister from politically damaging personalities like Barnaby Joyce and Tony Abbott — Donald Trump will be just as damaging.