Company tax will put money in the pockets of big business and foreigners while ordinary Australians feel economic pain
Turnbull still spins the well-worn fallacy that cutting taxes for the big end of town will create more jobs.
Various suggestions have been made for a new date from some significant event in the World War 11 Pacific campaign or the date (27 May) of the overwhelmingly successful 1967 referendum.
As a former Australian Labor Party president and advisor to conservative prime ministers John Howard and Tony Abbott, Mundine is not known for pulling his punches.
But, for Malcolm Turnbull …instead of accomplishment he must have felt relief and embarrassment.
The weakness in the public perception of Tim Nicholls meant that while Adani should have wedged both him and Labor, it only seemed to wedge him.
The LNP leader's baggage made it difficult for him to fend off wedges from his left and right.
It seems that when government workers are in a position to decide, they vote for more government and there is no party more in favour of larger government than the Greens.
Conservatives are horrified that multiple members of the parliamentary wing are enthusiastic supporters of such reality bending concepts as gay marriage.
It's a product of leaders past and present, an incompetent Labor campaign and an effective Greens one, and macro themes running through politics around the globe.
The biggest concern is the Great Barrier Reef and the threat to its existence is the hottest issue of them all, particularly among voters under 35.
The NBN seems to have been a Kevin Rudd idea, and he used it effectively in his 2007 election campaign. It sounded good, too.