Does a prime minister delivering a speech in front of 1,000 people really need protection as a source? Like, seriously?

There are a couple of things to say about Malcolm Turnbull’s comedy routine at the Midwinter Ball – the big annual charity bash that is Australia’s equivalent of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington.

The first thing to say about the speech is the prime minister’s characterisation of his own outing is correct – it was as much about laughing at himself as it was about laughing at a certain world leader who one suspects doesn’t like being laughed at.

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