Two of the points I find most curious about the …

Comment on Voting for change? Don’t hold your breath. by Hal Duell.

Two of the points I find most curious about the coming election are:-
1) Can Abbott really be as bad as he has been painted? Many in the ALP comment loudly and often about the personal and viscous nature of the attacks on Gillard when she was PM, but were they any worse (or less sexually oriented) than the constant portrayal of Abbott as a hairy-legged Neanderthal man?
And 2) Of the two contenders for PM, which one quietly goes about his practice of spending a couple of weeks a year on a remote Aboriginal community helping with unpaid and unheralded labour?
Warren has had his chances. A change there would do us all a world of good.
And thank you Cameleer for your valid comments, nom de plume and all.

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Jacinta was always on a hiding to nothing. Her own perceived sense of entitlement didn’t help her cause, but she was up against Snowdon who arguably doesn’t do much between elections, but once every three years he does win elections, and he wins them well.
The question now is, will Jacinta return to Council?


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You’ve detailed a journey into the bureaucratic maze of “it’s not mine / I didn’t do it”.
Talk about kicking a can down the road!
I also like your suggestion that the NT government sack half its public servants and compel the remainder to do their jobs.
That’s another can ready to be kicked down the road.


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