Forget corruption allegations, or even her personal life choices — the premier now appears to lack even basic common sense as she desperately courts the sympathy vote.
The Age lifestyle section becomes the crime beat, and why is the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils palling about with One Nation?
No one else with parliamentary privilege so regularly gets into trouble for their inflammatory (and occasionally defamatory) comments.
Crikey breaks down the perks and the payments MPs get even after their parliamentary careers are over.
Confronted by a novel thing called transparency, the Attorney-General's department fumbles and bungles.
The failure of conservatives to condemn and punish the extreme right-wing is steadily coarsening Australian politics. The result will be similar to the gutter standards of the US.
Crikey readers discuss Julian Assange, politicians avoiding Q&A, and the election of people like Mark Latham.