What a day. Gillard rocked, Slipper rolled, and no one came out unscathed.
Yesterday will go down as a fascinating collage of gender battles, high rhetoric and sleazy innuendo. Scratch that; outright sleaze. It rollicked all the way from seafood analogies for female genitalia through visceral Parliamentary debate to the pathetic display of disgraced Speaker Peter Slipper stepping down from the chair.
Let’s start with Question Time. There was something in the slapdown that Prime Minister Julia Gillard delivered to Opposition Leader Tony Abbott that had the hum of triumph about it.
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