Michael Davis

Deplorable notes

18 February 2017 9:00 am

First, an apology. In my cover story last week (‘The Cory revolution’) I implied that Miranda Devine supported the Turnbull…

The Cory revolution

11 February 2017 9:00 am

It’s hard to imagine that, less than five years ago, Cory Bernardi was Tony Abbott’s parliamentary secretary. The role suited…

Deplorable notes

4 February 2017 9:00 am

Welcome-ish news from the Australian last week: ‘With the Syrian rebel front crumbling under the combined might of a Russian…

Deplorable notes

28 January 2017 9:00 am

Commentators here in America called President Trump’s (sweet Jesus, does that sound good) inauguration speech ‘dark’, proving again their own…

Deplorable notes

7 January 2017 9:00 am

Which was the most tragic celebrity casualty of 2016? Was it George Michael, the most gifted queer since William Shakespeare?…

Immigration notes

29 December 2016 3:00 pm

At last, we’ve found something worse than Islamists: Millennial Islamists. Abdul Razak Ali Artan, the Somali refugee who carried out…

What’s Trump got to “disavow”?

16 December 2016 6:59 am

BOSTON, UNITED STATES — The Ku Klux Klan is planning a rally to celebrate the election of Donald Trump and,…

Media notes

3 December 2016 9:00 am

Mate, I tell ya. Jim-friggin’-Allan. No one else’s writing quite has the power to make me physically sick. His piece…

Trumpian notes

19 November 2016 9:00 am

Gavin McInnes won Australians’ hearts and minds when he called Waleed Aly an ‘East Indian retard virgin micro-penis’, and I…

Nobel notes

20 October 2016 2:00 pm

Bob Dylan won this year’s Nobel Prize, ‘for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.’ Which…

Cory Bernardi and the deplorables

18 October 2016 7:31 am

Cory Bernardi has endorsed Donald Trump… kind of. Writing on Facebook, Bernardi said: For millions of Americans worried about what…

Milo Yiannopoulos and the @Nero fallacy

7 October 2016 7:26 am

Milo Yiannopoulos, the social media agent provocateur banned from Twitter for mocking the star of the oh-so-PC, all-female Ghostbusters remake,…

John Howard upsets Sydney’s sandstone soviet

30 September 2016 9:15 am

Sydney University staff already skip off to Syria to help Bashar al-Assad with his propaganda ploys and get involved in…

Immigration notes

24 September 2016 9:00 am

This one’s a stitch: according to a recent Essential poll, 49 per cent of Australians believe Muslim immigration should be…

Syrian notes

17 September 2016 9:00 am

Raise a glass to Tony On September 10th, 2015, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced his decision to end RAAF airstrikes…

Same-sex marriage? A plebiscite? Old hat!

13 September 2016 2:28 pm

A plebiscite? Yawn. Here’s a far more exciting dispatch from the frontlines of the War on Marriage. Polygamists are on…

Gay marriage notes

3 September 2016 9:00 am

I hate to say it, but the Age made some solid points about the gay marriage plebiscite in their August…

Toxic masculinity, noxious lies

22 August 2016 7:19 am

It’s one of the most pervasive and dangerous myths propagated by radical feminism: that our culture of ‘toxic masculinity’ has…

Cultural notes

12 August 2016 11:00 pm

The year 2015 was marked by a fit of progressive hysteria over our so-called ‘rape culture’. Widely circulated and grossly…

Gay marriage notes

6 August 2016 9:00 am

Is it just me, or is the gay lobby getting painfully tedious? There’s now a near-universal consensus that we should…

Conservative Notes

30 July 2016 9:00 am

Appalled that their party could choose for its leader a man without a conservative bone in his body, this group…

Sod the Scots (and Australian reporting of Brexit)

28 June 2016 7:19 am

Apparently the Scottish are taking their cues from Sir Oswald Mosley these days. Following the destruction of fascism in World…

Conservative notes

18 June 2016 8:00 am

Yet another reason to keep the Crown: as part of her 90th birthday honors list, the Queen knighted Roger Scruton.…

Conservative notes

11 June 2016 8:00 am

Here’s how you raise a generation of Islamophobes: take a million kids who go to church once a year and…

Bottom drawer

9 July 2015 1:00 pm

I’m sure I wasn’t the only one panting over the Daily Express’s report that ‘Vladimir Putin “wants” to reinstate Russia’s…