Hooley Dooley, what a week. We’ve had awkward blind dates at the G20, Elon Musk flipping off the fossil fuel industry, and a man dressed as the Joker was shot at a sex party. Hey, Victorian police – why so serious?
Sunday. The shortest day of the week – and what a week it was – with pettiness ruling, as Sean Spicer got nasty, and Peter Dutton outdid him, before McDonald’s cooked them both.
Finding someone to vote for is hard enough without politicians changing their positions as the wind blows. Merkel’s New Year’s address just confused every German going to the polls in 2017.
Morn-o. What happened while you were asleep? Well, Angela Merkel made us sad, the Gov got innovative with a new investment opportunity, and Google Earth got out the baby pictures of Saudi Arabia.
Morning fudgin’ morning. Oh joy. What happened while you were asleep? Well, The Merkelator will be back, Kanye had an early night, and Deloitte claim 99 problems but Trump not one.
The process of achieving true gender equality feels like it’s going at snail’s pace, but in these troubling times, a fifty-fifty ratio is urgently needed to bring greater political and economic stability to the world.
From the shadowed ruins of Brexit, the level minded approach of women such as Angela Merkel and Nicola Sturgeon will be crucial in both damage limitation and moving forward.
Women in power face a continuous climb, a task made all the more arduous by their detractors’ refusal to acknowledge that the hill actually exists.
The Idol of news summation, Rob, is back to outline the Mitchell Pearce saga, the abuse of Julie Bishop and the week of far too much Australiana.
Rob Idol looks back on the week that was, attacks in Cologne that divided Germany, a cricketing scandal that divided us and the child fathered by two twins, together.