The 9pm Election Unhinging: Week the Fifth

The final handshake: Labor leader Anthony Albanese and Prime Minister Scott Morrison shake hands at the end of Channel 7’s leaders debate, The Final Showdown, 11 May 2022. (Photo: Channel 7)

Nine sleeps to go! As Australia’s federal election campaign enters its final days, the unhinging is going through the roof — and it’s not just the politicians who are losing their minds.

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The 9pm Breakfast Martini and Coprophagic Strategy Chat with John Birmingham

John Birmingham and a bit of Ukraine. (Photo: Supplied; Map: Institute for the Study of War; Digital imaging: Stilgherrian)

The autumn series of The 9pm Edict continues with another visit from author, columnist, and reprobate John Birmingham to chat about strategic things, the election, and breakfast martinis.

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The 9pm Election Unhinging: Week the First

Scott Morrison calls the federal election on 10 April 2022. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Image) Inset: Front page of Melbourne’s Herald Sun, 12 April 2022. (Photo: Paul Kidd)

Australia’s federal election has been called for Saturday 21 May 2022. In a headrush of poor judgement, I’ve decided to produce a six-part mini-series of The 9pm Edict with an election theme, with episodes appearing each Thursday. This is the first.

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