It’s called the dead cat strategy. Here, according to Sam Delaney in the Guardian, is how Boris Johnson describes it:
There are various formats of conservatives in the USA. The two main branches are the mildish conservatives and the CONservatives — or in other words the paleoconservatives and the neocons, with some crossover due to the religious traditionalists and evangelicals.
The Australian Federal Police are raiding Labor Party offices in Melbourne over the alleged leak of documents from the National Broadband Network.
Shadow finance spokesman Tony Burke confirmed the raids on Thursday, saying they were in relation to allegations about documents which revealed that the NBN roll-out was slower and more expensive under the Coalition than under Labor.
A new report from the CSIRO mapping Australia’s innovation and investment priorities out to 2030 has put its energy focus squarely on fossil fuel exports and the technologies required to best exploit them, under a number of different possible future scenarios.
News you won't read in the mediocre press....
'Australia is my favorite European country': Twitter competes in wittiness following Eurovision
Former prime minister Tony Abbott has launched his campaign for re-election in his local seat with a rigorous defence of his time in office and a call to re-elect Malcolm Turnbull as prime minister.
I have no idea what Warren means in regard to Bill Shorten having a brassiere. But Warren is a full-blown right-wing cartoonist. He publishes in the right-wing Daily Telegraph — an ultra right-wing paper designed for the plebs who think the paper represents the workers. The DT is a clever con of course. Everything in it is not so much designed to give you a hearty meat pie of news but a large paperbag of a nasty teeny soggy pastry. Warren included.
Here Gus has added the necessary "Emperor's new clothes" to balance the cartoon.