Snouts galore

Full employment for the political class … Crowded at the trough … Who gets the plum pudding … A conga-line of pocket moisteners … What’s in those boxes hauled out of Mar-a-Lago? … Alex Jones’s best lawyer recommendation … CPAC is coming

All S.O.O.R.T…ed

Sweetener for public servant at the top of Giovanni’s mess … Premier gives a direction to a Liberal in-charge of pay packets … Dark days ahead for NSW ICAC as Perrottet makes contingency plans for a ministerial corruption inquiry … Summing-up for Roberts-Smith dripping in well-worn clichés … Guerrilla art in Sydney and Armidale  

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The precious thoughts of rusticated politicians … Newspapers lap up the wisdom of junked pollies … Henderson and Marr … Birthday party for celebrated journalist turns into a wake … Australian High Commission’s cultural sensitivity program for PNG highlands … Rupert cheated at Oxford … Giovanni’s last stand … New York or bust

The Dreyfus Affair

The Collaery case comes full circle – unclean hands from Liberal and Labor … Bookshelves Brandis, national security guru, books himself a slot as a newspaper columnist … Gussy prefers to protect rural property prices rather than the planet

Genghis & Co

Dutton’s frontbench – a basket of deplorables … Regressive Opposition climateers … Any questions for Pretty Boy Taylor? … Sussan Ley can’t count … Puffery from Nine fish wraps for Sloppy Joe Hockey … Blundering hack forces Smellograph grovel … Jubilee Queen, the hard-headed lobbyist . . . 500 Words or thereabouts is taking a winter break, returning the week of July 4

Dutton dressed as lamb

Dutton – not the brightest lump of coal on the slag heap … Fake moderates pick their moments … Brother Scott’s “preservation age” … The Liberal gift for Labor’s win in WA … Lachlan Murdoch’s strategy for new revenue as old media withers … Culture wars for the uncultured