My Latest Twitter Updates

  • #4Corners An impressive list of referees apparently includes Alan Jones… #
  • #4Corners Abbott wins preselection: "If I can raise the Liberal torch high, it's only because you're all holding me up." #
  • RT @athena_here: Bring out your dead…bring out your dead #4corners #
  • @Sammytansey You might be interested in Abbott's speeches on One Nation here: http://is.gd/aGVWz in reply to Sammytansey #
  • #4Corners This material on abortion et al is very dangerous territory for Abbott. And all these men in dog collars don't help. #
  • #4Corners Howard: "I can't think being close to me was a liability. I had won 4 elections." #
  • #4Corners And Beaufort's footnote in history is duly recognised… #
  • #4Corners Turnbull on Abbott's "climate change is crap" line: "I was very disappointed." #
  • #4Corners So it was another spur of the moment hyperbole… #
  • #4Corners Minchin: "Both Malcolm and Tony are maintstream Liberals and the party is mostly mainstream Liberals." #
  • #4Corners Abbott: "I'd like to see an Australia which is richer, better respected and more cohesive." #
  • #4Corners: Abbott: "I'd like to see everyone's vison more achievable.. rather than impose my grand schemes on other people." #
  • @caerdadh It's a novel approach to individualism… in reply to caerdadh #
  • #qanda Counting "the blame game"… was that 2 for Dutton? #
  • #qanda The parliamentary prayer is a big issue in the suburbs of Australia… #
  • @australiavotes It doesn't actually… in reply to australiavotes #
  • #qanda Dutton didn't attend the Apology ceremony in 2008… says he offered his resignation to Nelson at the time. #
  • @australiavotes oops… you're right… feeling ashamed… many apologies! in reply to australiavotes #
  • #qanda Shorten asks Dutton if he supported the Forgotten Australians apology and makes a good little speech about why it matters. #
  • @emilybwebb This is nothing compared to what the MacPherson pre-selectors did to him… in reply to emilybwebb #
  • #qanda Waleed Aly neatly skewers a snide question. #
  • #qanda Devine: "Abbott is crossing over.. to real people…" #
  • #qanda Meanwhile, Malcolm Fraser is tearing his hair out as these "conservatives" demonstrate that they don't understand "liberalism". #
  • RT @theburgerman: R.J. White: Conservatism is 'less a political doctrine than a habit of mind, a mode of feeling, a way of living.' #qanda #
  • Simon Schama on #Lateline. And don't miss the extended interview with @Colvinius here: http://is.gd/aHnYe #
  • 48-41 approval, but what's the 2PP? … RT @aus_politics: Rudd's approval at lowest point since he became PM: Newspoll http://bit.ly/bzlSJN #
  • @nick_osborne Yes, that's why I'd like to know whether Newspoll is up or down. What's your sense of UK election? in reply to nick_osborne #
  • @sspencer_63 Hmm… what ARE you suggesting? in reply to sspencer_63 #
  • @smurray38 But she was still right about the Chadstone shopping centre…! in reply to smurray38 #
  • @nick_osborne It would be stunning if Brown ended up as Keating and Cameron turned out to be Hewson! in reply to nick_osborne #
  • @RealJohnRocket Excluding anyone who visits David Jones, of course… in reply to RealJohnRocket #
  • Essential Media poll released today is here: http://is.gd/aHHSf – has ALP 56-44 whilst @Pollytics says tomorrow's Newspoll is 52-48. #
  • And good-night to Peter Graves: http://is.gd/aHK3f – Mission: Impossible theme: http://is.gd/aHKZ9 #
  • Taking On China: http://is.gd/aHPoA – Paul Krugman argues it's time to take a stand against China's persistent undervaluing of its currency. #
  • @smurray38 The Country Party probably obsessed about it a fair bit. in reply to smurray38 #
  • Gordon Brown as Harry Truman – E.J. Dionne contemplates an electoral turnaround in Britain http://is.gd/aHRV6 @nick_osborne #
  • Newspoll: Primaries ALP 39 (-1), Coalition 41 (no change); 2-Party-Preferred ALP 52-48; Preferred PM Rudd 55, Abbott 30. http://is.gd/aHTsV #
  • Apparently a contestant on Millionaire Hot Seat tonight failed to choose Abbott as the "Mad Monk" – opted for Fred Nile instead. #
  • @nick_osborne It's available now: 52-48 – tables here: http://is.gd/aHTsV in reply to nick_osborne #
  • @nick_osborne Rudd approval is 48, down 3. No doubt the trend is heading down but overall vote holding up. Abbott consolidating Lib core? in reply to nick_osborne #
  • @nick_osborne 52 is the lowest ALP 2PP since around August 2006, if I'm remembering correctly. Given recent disasters, not bad for Rudd. in reply to nick_osborne #
  • Gerard Henderson shows why it's hard to take him seriously – says Fox News has more diversity than "most ABC programs". http://is.gd/aI2gI #
  • RT @arisharp: Niki Savva has a wonderfully indiscreet column: Rudd's grudges, Abbott's libido, Keating's sex life: http://bit.ly/94SeWI #
  • @arisharp Trouble is, Savva's column is a bit like her book: lively and interesting but ultimately unsatisfying and somewhat snide. in reply to arisharp #
  • @smurray38 @arisharp This is funnier and more accurate on a number of levels: http://is.gd/aI88C #

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