Peeling back the putrid layers.
Julia Gillard employs no fewer than 1,600 media advisers (spin doctors). The cost? $150,000,000 pa. There are more, but Ministers like Albanese won't disclose details.
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has backed away from John Howard's comments on Work Choices as Labor called on him to again reject the policy.
Cartoonist Larry Pickering, accused by Prime Minister Julia Gillard of running a "vile and sexist" website, wants her to answer his questions.
Well done, Julia.
No, seriously, I mean that. Shot me down in flames you did. I really felt like crawling under a rock after that impromptu performance...
In 30+ years of cartooning, I've never seen a politician, let alone a Prime Minister, react to cartoons and / or questions in such a way that he (or she) would resort to personal abuse and denigration of the satirist at a press conference. She lost it.
Abused asylum seekers are being paid an average of $160,000 in compensation, up 60 per cent for each individual in the past two years, Immigration Department figures show.
Young and naive, indeed.
It appears that Nicola Roxon and Peter Van Sumbugger are the only two people left standing...
I was working for The Canberra Times when I first met Alan Reid. Alan, known as the "Red Fox", was a political correspondent for Sir Frank Packer's Daily Telegraph...
Well, well, well. The grubs are finally coming out of the woodwork now that Gillard is on the back foot. Most of you won't know who Michael Pascoe is so I'll fill you in.
... and why she refuses to comment.
Julia wandered aimlessly around her Abbottsford home. She had been unemployed for almost six months since she was sacked from Slater & Gordon...