Is Donald Trump a God?

Poor Donald is getting a lot of stick of late but perhaps we are measuring him against the wrong model? Granted, he doesn’t stack up well, measured against a civilised human being, but we may be aiming too low. Check out the similarities between Trump and the American God and you discover a much better [...]

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Trump misses an opportunity

Yesterday we were treated to the painful video of Trump and Turnbull spruiking man love to the gathered reporters complete with “Alternative facts” which was dutifully accepted by those in attendance. I think it’s a photo finish as to who grovelled more. MT or the Reporters. With just one question about resettlement Trump could have [...]

The slo mo train wreck that is Pauline Hanson’s One Nation

Aussie politics has been pretty interesting of late, though I imagine some folk aren’t enjoying it as much as I am. That comes from not appreciating the subtlety of backroom deals and the forlorn hope that there will be a sudden outbreak of common sense where the good of the country coming first. How long [...]

Malcolm. You have to learn to duck

Our embattled PM seems to be bouncing around like a silver pin ball in a 70’s style arcade machine. Granted a lot of his trouble is coming from the hard right faction within his own party but it’s far worse than that. I will give him credit for sticking it out presumably in the hope [...]

Aussie cartoonist nails it

  Neil Rowe works for the Australian Financial Review and his distinct style is water colours. Not only do they look fabulous, he also has a keen eye for seeing the ridiculous. My American friends will have no trouble picking out Donald, Putin, the statue of Liberty sans her virginity, and a pig fresh from [...]

Donald vs the Republican party

Way back when Donald Trump was trying to secure the Republican Nomination for the US Presidential election, he differentiated himself from his fellow candidates by promising not to cut benefits for the less well off Americans who are his power base. This infuriated his party hierarchy but was exactly what these folk wanted to hear. [...]