Yes, it sounds like a bad joke, but that's what politics has become in 2017.
The same government who started the week saying young people just need good jobs if they want to get ahead are ending it by ensuring young people are paid less.
Telling people that the way to get out of poverty is to be more rich isn't just unhelpful - it's deliberately insulting.
Kudos to the US President, a man who the grateful Swedes can proudly hail as their honorary "skrämmande rasistisk bedragare med avföring för hjärnor"!
Here's an idea, Australian political parties: maybe meet your candidates *before* endorsing them.
The Closing The Gap report should have been a wake up call about the way the government is failing First Australians. It won't be.
How toxic must a relationship get for One Nation to seem like the sane, sexy alternative?
Is there something in Adelaide's water? Well, yes, but that's not the entire story.
A free vote on marriage equality could prove Malcolm's still got some principles left.
Some men just want to watch the world burn (while also angrily denying that humans are changing the climate in any way).
How's that attempt to hit reset on the new year looking, Malc?
Turnbull's transformation from cosmopolitan forward thinking leader to craven coward making nice with the bullies is now complete.
Tourism Victoria couldn't have written a better anti-Sydney campaign jingle than this hollow piece of dreck.
Hey, you'd be yelling incoherently too if it was the only thing saving your party from oblivion.
If our closest geopolitical allies jumped off a bridge, would Australia do it too? Because that looks like being the choice facing us right now.
Sure, just pick your event's song on the basis of the title alone. How could that not work?
Let's look at the legacy of the premier who bravely stood up to the weak and made the state safe for mining, property development, and casinos. Especially casinos.
Between the scandals, internal discord and wildly unpopular policies, 2017 is already shaping up to be the Turnbull government's worst year since 2016.
The internal Coalition battles for 2017 have already begun.
Never mind a plan B; the government no longer have a plan A.
Who'd have guessed that political renegades that play by their own rules might not be great at overlooking their differences for the common good?
Can someone gently break the news to Abbott that he's never going to be PM again?
The anti-tax government explains that taxes are bad (even if they're not taxes), but levies are fine (even if they are taxes). Got that?
Why should pollies do anything about saving lives when wearing ribbons is so much cheaper?
This sudden support of One Nation is less about immigration and more about rent-seeking for the aviation industry
Here's a tip, charities: maybe wait a few weeks after the high profile suicide of a bullied gay child before you start talking about how school anti-bullying programmes are oh-so-discriminatory.
Why are all these unpatriotic vandals determined to hold Australia Day in January? Have they no respect for history?
A lot of last minute saves are looking like seeds of bigger problems waiting to happen for the Turnbull government in 2017.
Does Peter Dutton genuinely believe the US is going to take the refugees on Nauru and Manus Island? Let's find out!
Turns out you lose people's trust if you keep transparently lying to them for long enough. Who knew?