In this week's Echidna, we look at the big news of the week: the Hollywood slap and Shane Warne's memorial. Oh, and the budget. How do the first two affect the election? Some of the country's big political thinkers share their views: Frank Bongiorno, Peter Martin and Mark Kenny.
This is episode three of The Echidna, a weekly podcast discussing politics in the leadup to the May poll. Hosts Steve Evans and Alex Crowe will talk to Australian Community Media's journalists around the country to bring you the latest.
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