Roger Pugh

Letter to America: Probationary President

In his latest Letter to America, Australian Roger Pugh proposes that we introduce the idea of a probationary period for elected Presidents, a test drive, as it were.   G’day Americans, Down here, we appreciate how debilitating it can be to try and choose a new national leader between two absolute plonkers because we’re currently going through that ... Read the full article
Roger Pugh

Following a career that comprised heading up global marketing departments and advertising agencies Roger made a seachange to his hobby of humorous writing by co-founding Political Satire site, Friday Mash. Roger is now the Native Content Director, heading up The Big Smoke’s Creative team and a regular political columnist in both Australian and USA editions of The Big Smoke.

The “Weak” in U.S. Politics: June 13th 2016 Orlando Edition

The “Weak” in U.S. Politics: The way a candidate responds to a tragedy gives you a good idea of who they are; so how did Trump, Clinton, and Sanders respond to the Orlando shooting?

The “Weak” in U.S. Politics: May 2nd 2016

The “Weak” in U.S. Politics: Obama won the 2016 U.S. LOLs for his excellent burns during the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Carly Fiorina jumps back into the picture, and Trump literally climbs a wall.