The Spectator Australia


Malcolm, messiah

3 August 2013 9:00 am

Justinian II, Charles II, Napoleon, Gladstone, Churchill, Menzies, de Gaulle, Nixon, Wilson, Howard, Clinton, Rudd — what do these figures…

Tony Abbott and Kevin Rudd. Photo: Getty Images.

Lurching to the right

27 July 2013 9:00 am

It’s the great irony of our times: Tony Abbott, derided as being an unpopular opposition leader, is in fact the…


Carbon copy

20 July 2013 9:00 am

The Coalition has been right to oppose both Julia Gillard’s carbon tax and Kevin Rudd’s emissions trading scheme. But Tony…


In praise of Kevin Rudd

13 July 2013 9:00 am

No, we’re not talking about Labor’s improvement in the opinion polls. We’re referring to Kevin Rudd’s proposals to wind down…

Government Announces Budget Cuts After Dropping Carbon Tax

A complete and utter fraud

6 July 2013 9:00 am

In a perfect world, Kevin Rudd would not be campaigning for election but visiting an analyst. Therapy is the treatment…