This tweet scandal debating womens' rights has become all about the men, of course.
It is good to remember that business actually goes on despite all the election noise.
The 24-hour news cycle means that commentators started assessing the winner and loser of the day on the first day of the campaign.
It is very hard to make economic assumptions a decade out but in this election, both sides are doing it.
Here's a drinking game for the election to alleviate the tedium of the long campaign.
The Labor party is now upping the ante on fiscal correctness. Itâ€™s certainly shaping up to be a real contest over the next eight weeks.
Overall I thought the budget was not a bad effort except for that damn slogan.
The budget lock-up was meant to avoid any leaks so that markets would not react to insider news.
Bring on the budget so they actually have something concrete to spin.
Time to end the week on our irregular awards for the most obvious headlines.
Has anyone realised that the cream of Australia's economic thinkers will all be locked up next Tuesday in Canberra when the RBA rate decision comes out?
Oh, to have an election campaign where Malcolm Turnbull actually unveiled a proper arts policy.