Attorney-General a job for legal expertise, not political head-kicking

Nobody sits on the fence when it comes to Tim Smith. He’s either a brilliant political brawler or an arrogant Trumpian fool. But should he be Victoria’s Attorney-General? Liberal MP Tim Smith has been elevated to shadow attorney-general.Credit:Paul Jeffers He’s in line to be if Matthew Guy wins the next election. The trouble is that […]

Roy Green: Are the federal Liberals on a collision course again?

Ninety per cent of icebergs threaten menacingly below the waterline.  It’s a tragic reality and one which befell the RMS Titanic in the early hours of April 15, 1912.  At the time, the ship was advertised as unsinkable. As the days pass since the initial Globe and Mail story of alleged PMO interference with former […]

Comey praises Trump attorney general nominee William Barr

WASHINGTON – Ousted FBI chief James Comey on Friday praised President Trump’s pick to lead the Justice Department, William Barr. “I like and respect Bill Barr,” Comey said after leaving a day-long congressional hearing on Capitol Hill. “I know he’s an institutionalist who cares deeply about the integrity of the Justice Department.” Trump hours earlier […]