Tag Archives: politics

Catholic Online’s Santorum headline

Catholic Online has reached a level of cluelessness about the world that I thought was unachievable: There needs to be a word for that kind of ignorance. Can I propose ‘Perry’?

Labor no longer pandering to the ACL and Nile

Gay marriage isn’t legal in Australia yet, nor will it be in the immediate future. Today isĀ an historic day, though: the Australian Labor Party has changed its platform to support same-sex marriage. Well done. It occurs to me that this is good news on another front though: a major party is no longer pandering to [...]

Who is Louise Boat?

The charming Yorkshire playwright Alan Bennett failed the entrance exam to the school I would end up attending. As it happens, I think he had a lucky escape. But at least someone had a sense of humour when, many years later, he was invited to open the school’s new theatre. That event also took place [...]