How the hell did it get so close? Maybe today's Conservative Political Action Conference in Sydney gives us some answers, of sorts.
The Australian influence on a sketchy anti-Biden story, George Christensen and Craig Kelly's continued impunity — plus other tips and murmurs from the Crikey bunker.
Fox stirs the pot, the Guardian has headline issues, the false balance in reporting the republican national convention, and we regret to inform you that Craig Kelly is at it again.
Ita Buttrose's remarks about young people couldn't have come at a worse time, while Craig Kelly cites a peer-reviewed climate study... kind of.
Craig Kelly really made the rounds during the bushfire crisis. But the data didn't fully back up his claims...
Here's what you can learn from the conservative response to the bushfire crisis — a masterclass in spin, wilful ignorance and weaponised disinformation.
Good morning, early birds. The Coalition is facing a number of new scandals across state and federal lines, including a factional stoush and reports that a challenger to MP Craig Kelly was offered a $300,000 job as an alternative to running. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
AACTA's needs some help on Twitter, Scott Morrison's agile takes on preselection, and Fraser Anning is going to get banned from Twitter, isn't he?