Tag Archives: Craig Thomson

Graphical Manipulations #9: Politician’s – Ya Gotta Luv Em!


Its been week where nothing much has been happening politically, apart from the continued negativity coming from the mainstream media related to Julia Gillard’s parliamentary speech; a bit more of Peter Slipper’s inappropriate comments dragged out again for an airing … Continue reading

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Food For Thought #11: Craig Thomson And Australians – Are We Really Like This?


The headline in the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH, June 4) read:  ‘Majority has no sympathy for Thomson’.  The story reported the results of a Fairfax/Nielsen poll of 1400 people related to what they thought about the treatment of Craig Thomson … Continue reading

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Ah So Desu Ka* #2: The Thomson Debacle – Credulity Suspended!


Craig Thomson, Tony Abbott, Christopher Pyne, Kathy Jackson, Michael Lawler, Michael Williamson, allegation after allegation, media beat-up after media beat-up.  It goes on, and on, and on.  Watching, listening, you hear it all, the allegations, the refutations, the breathless excitement … Continue reading

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En Passant #4: Australian Politicians – ‘And, Who Knows, Perhaps The Horse May Sing’


When I think about Australian politicians and politics, in the acute depression that follows, I’m reminded of a story about extreme optimism in the face of overwhelming futility.  It goes something like this. Way back when, in some Mediterranean country, … Continue reading

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