Malcolm Farr of news.com.au is more to the Left than Jimmy Hendrix’s guitar handedness was. So it comes as no surprise when he gives Shorten the ‘simply unknown’ treatment in referring us to David Marr’s ‘Faction Man’ essay. At the risk of knocking your socks off, I can inform you that David Marr is a ‘progressive political and social commentator’.
Three days ago, I wrote that Turnbull’s biggest challenge was all about the money.
If it wasn’t Ergas, I’d have thought that my material had been swiped!
Two days ago, I suspected that Turnbull was going to have his refugee resolve tested. Firstly, there was Jaffari who set himself on fire. Then there was the open letter to Turnbull penned by asylum seekers at Manus Island.
Now, there’s a lot more to come as Greg Sheridan of The Australian outlines: