My Latest Twitter Updates

  • "The capacity of any govt anywhere to achieve major long-term reform in the opinion cycle remains uncertain." http://auspol.info/hsRhR2 #
  • @AndrewCatsaras I agree, especially about the current govt, but it's a media problem too. We're just as poorly served by them. #
  • @SpudBenBean I'm not a member of the media. I meant the media serves the public poorly by retailing opinion over news… #
  • @SpudBenBean … but I agree with Catsaras that govts need to get themselves off the media cycle treadmill. Obama does this to some extent. #
  • Campbell Newman says he has resigned as Lord Mayor of Brisbane, following his preselection as the Liberal candidate for Ashgrove. #qldvotes #
  • The Guardian editorialises in favour of preferential voting: http://auspol.info/i2XdqC – and this isn't an April Fool's joke. #
  • Just watched last week's 4 Corners story on QF32. It's worth seeing: http://auspol.info/gl5gFH #
  • @MarkCroxford No question of that these days. That line about giving the son the Rolls Royce treatment was devastating. #
  • 19 months to go, & Obama's campaign is gearing up. http://auspol.info/fLa3Nb – Jim Messina: "The president is the art, I'm the science." #
  • I forgot about Thatcher on SBS… #
  • A parting shot on climate change from Victorian Governor David de Kretser: http://auspol.info/hbhZyA #
  • Amanda Vanstone says the Stringbags and the Beemers don't want Abbott to lurch too far to the right. http://auspol.info/fdZmnD #
  • Get God out of the classroom: http://auspol.info/ihac1M – Jewel Topsfield on the Hotel California version of religious instruction. #
  • @sunili Well, if the label's good enough for Ruddock… #
  • Phillip Coorey says the Coalition is "war-gaming" a change of leadership in the government before the election. http://auspol.info/hMqHl3 #
  • @sunili Another myth. Plenty of us still remember what a divisive, hard-line, right-winger Fraser was in government. #
  • @Kimbo_Ramplin Hear, hear! #
  • O'Farrell's ministerial changes a nod to the Nats and the Shooters and Fishers? http://auspol.info/esMHkD – and what else is going on? #
  • Imre Salusinszky & Paul Sheehan flesh out some of the detail of the O'Farrell govt: http://auspol.info/dUCq3B http://auspol.info/f1xAe1 #
  • 57 years later, a Petrov twist: http://auspol.info/f0hXrE – British National Archives releases documents today. #

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