Haught

Purveyors of fine sarcasm

Tag: politics

The Haught guide to Big Brother watching you

I’m not afraid to admit it: I loved being surveilled at work. Without Big Brother having watched my every professional movement from one of his infinite telescreens, I would have frittered away my career to date on inefficient activity and unorthodox thoughts.

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Haught Take: Sponke the monkey

Yesterday, people in parts of western and south-western Sydney were exposed to a brochure warning “Do not vote Labor” and listing a series of reasons relating to “protecting” families, masturbation and homosexuality. 

No person or organisation put their name to the propaganda, but Haught can exclusively reveal exactly how the above flyer came to be.

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My email to Melburnians

You have no justification for outrage. Outrage is a privilege not an entitlement. It is like 1951 Grange Hermitage. Or dental care. You can’t just have it; you must earn the right to enjoy it.

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My email to GetUp!

With a few days left before the Australian Federal election, the political group GetUp! commissioned a TV advertisement aiming to…

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