Read the opening to Peter:

The Australian – Let’s not turn our judges into politicians, by Janet Albrechtsen

IN case you missed it, a state of emergency for women’s rights was recently declared in the US. No, Osama bin Laden has not moved into the White House decreeing that women leave the workplace, schools and universities, put on their burkas and stay at home. The emergency was prompted by the small matter of a judge retiring from the US Supreme Court.

Peter: I hear they’re going to legalize rape.

Me: Yeah, see, that’s why Bush broke the levees in New Orleans. He wanted to do a test case, see what society will look like.

Peter: It all makes sense now!