More than a few high-profile commentators have egg on their face following the results of Kenneth Hayne's banking royal commission.
Or are Jones and his ilk more likely to influence politicians, rather than change minds within the general population?
Sky News said the comments have "no place on any of our platforms", but do other News Corp outlets feel the same way?
News Corp's anti-royal commission cheer squad should take a look in the mirror, Julie Bishop and Latika Bourke's tattered friendship, and the ABC has some trouble passing.
For a show that suffered from apparently fatal ratings, it sure managed to get people's attention.
The right is spinning wildly out of control, but we do need a joined-up serious conversation about how immigration, social development, urban planning and housing happen.
Crikey readers debate the problems with Australian discourse, and the potential formation of a federal ICAC.
The News Corp columnist's piece claimed a "tidal wave" of migrants was "changing our culture".
We now have a media and political culture in which the pressure is to be ever more extreme — which is why racism is now becoming part of "civilised discourse".