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Government staffers could not explain how such an extensive series of administrative errors could have occurred.
Crikey readers discuss the government's "white supremacy" moment and Scott Morrison's chances with China.
Yesterday, 28 ruling class arseholes did their Ordinary People act. I'm used to it. I am not quite so used to seeing them in their ordinary people drag while screeching racist rot.
Almost a month since being sworn in, it would seem the government has very little in the way of a strong legislative agenda.
The upper house's strict timing for divisions leads to more than a few red faces as senators find themselves late to their own party.
The Senate is waterlogged with outdated processes that parties use to waste time on obscure issues, and it's about time someone moves to clean it up, writes Senator Derryn Hinch.