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Abbott Watch: they’re coming thick and fast

In the interests of sound record-keeping, here is a collation of some of the awful, awful things Tony Abbott has been saying since the federal election date was set. Get ready to be set reeling by the way he is capable of being offensive in so many directions at once, but also remind yourself that this is just in the past week.

Troy Buswell to quit at last?

Despite recently surviving a series of leadership spills, sleazebag chair-sniffer and sexual-harasser Troy Buswell, leader of the WA Liberal Party [1], is expected to stand down today.

Buswell has the majority support of the remainder of his motley crew (resignations have been rife these past few months), but his support from the Party as a whole and the WA population is low.

Stay tuned.

ETA 12:06 pm: Live press

The Perils of Blogging #37291

If you blog from work, someone will find out unless you are scrupulously careful. If your workplace is a political party and you use a photo that could only come from party sources, that is not being scrupulously careful. If… Read More ›

Senate balance

We already knew from the last few years and the introduction of Workchoices and more how having a Government majority in the Senate leads to an undemocratic failure of the Upper House’s role as a House Of Review. Now we… Read More ›

Troy Buswell: In His Own Words

[image source] Has anyone noticed a particular pattern in the speech of Troy Buswell, Leader of the WA Liberal Party? ABC News: “Walker-Buswell meeting set for today” quotes Buswell as saying: “I always have and will continue to respect Sue’s… Read More ›