Offering a uniquely Australian perspective on the US Presidential election

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters as he takes the stage for a campaign event in Dallas, Monday, Sept. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

“Instead of dropping the Mother Of All Bombs on North Korea I’ve decided what they really need is Hillary.She’s the world’s most experienced Democratic candidate for President andthe Mother Of All Politicians. If Kim Jong-un was faced with the threat of being Hillary being dropped on him he would almost certainly make a major contribution to the Clinton Foundation, start supporting Chelsea and get himself a decent haircut”

 The Rise of PaulinePower

This week’s article in the landmark series describes how Malcolm is succumbing to the Power of Pauline and becoming a populist. It also notes however that he’s still got some way to go to achieve sufficient populism in his Newspoll standing.