David Flint


Inauguration notes

21 January 2017 9:00 am

The Worst President When it was said that Malcolm Turnbull is the worst Australian Liberal Prime Minister since Sir William…


Obama notes

7 January 2017 9:00 am

Stabbing an ally in the back   After so injudiciously ratifying the Paris climate agreement on the very day Donald…


Aux bien pensants

29 December 2016 3:00 pm

Long before Trump & Brexit… President Trump’s landslide is just the beginning. Better than the sight of battalions of experts…


Drain Burley Griffin

26 November 2016 9:00 am

The reason so many know-alls have had to scrape the lashings of egg from their faces is that once again,…


Pauline appeals! Elites in shock!

24 September 2016 9:00 am

The reaction to Pauline Hanson’s maiden speech was a reminder that like Disraeli’s England, Australia is now two nations ,…


Aux bien pensants

17 September 2016 9:00 am

Treachery at the heart of our politics Australians have been told over and over that Senator Dastyari has broken no…


Fall of a political pin-up

3 September 2016 9:00 am

After NSW Premier Mike Baird, with his Greens and neo-Marxist allies rammed through a ban on greyhound racing, ‘Kim Il…


Aux bien pensants

20 August 2016 9:00 am

Why do some governments behave as if they’re little more than thieves in the night? Why is it that the…


Cabinet is not ‘fit for purpose’

6 August 2016 9:00 am

The new cabinet confirmed at its very first meeting that it is not ‘fit for purpose’. With 23 ministers, it…

Aux bien pensants

23 July 2016 9:00 am

There is a disturbingly authoritarian trend in Australia, an insistence that out-of-touch politicians know best. Decisions are made reducing or…

In the name of God, go!

9 July 2016 9:00 am

Even if he scrapes in, Malcolm Turnbull has lost this election, as this column warned on 28 May. If he…

Why can’t we exit, too?

2 July 2016 9:00 am

The British people have not only shown us how to recover our country from the elites, Brexit has further reduced…

Turnbull’s Judgement (Day)

25 June 2016 4:00 am

This is the second time Malcolm Turnbull has led a national political campaign. The first one ended in tears. This…