Moments like these make us delighted the British PM has managed to cling on to power for another year.
The Brexit situation is now head-bangingly complex.
Negotiating the Brexit deal has taken the Conservative Party to full and open revolt.
A peaceful democracy protest in France almost ended in tragedy for several Australians. Where is the response from the foreign ministry?
A second Brexit referendum may come to pass -- and would be as genuine expression of democratic vote, despite what Leavers may say -- but if not, it's enough just to see the Tories squirm.
History will conclude that the critics of Labor’s GFC response 10 years ago were hopelessly wrong. By avoiding a sudden, deep recession, Australia also avoided testing out what its effect may have been on our democratic system.
Politicians, here, in Europe and the US, adrift from the old value systems, now appear to stand for little but their own aggrandisement.
In the face of increasingly absurd debate about Hitler and socialism, liberals would be wise to read up on the finer details before history repeats itself.
Half the Tory right believe that the party would triumph if it could be an unashamedly nationalist and chauvinist party, and hell, they may be right.