I listened to the ABC this morning with Mr Brash …

Comment on Federation Party announces candidates: more councillors joining the fray by Verity S.

I listened to the ABC this morning with Mr Brash interviewing Councillor Marli Banks, or at least endeavoured to do so.
Dismayed is not the word I felt, it was worse.
Mr Brash was frustrated as was the electorate to the point he confronted Ms Banks on policy and of course Ms Banks was a policy vacuum. I cringed with embarrassment, it was not a good day for women inspired to go into politics.
Ms Banks is on the record for putting Council motions on conflict of interests for the councillors / representatives to run for State / Territory politics. Something reported in eastern states media and described as backward and uneducated in the Northern Territory.
Now she, like Mr Mills, has backflipped. Mr Mills versus Ms Banks in a sort of politics Olympics race for hypocritical behaviour.
Mr Mills I feel may well tie with Ms Banks. Though based on current form it may well be Ms Banks who wins the gold medal for political disingenuousness.
It really hurts our democracy when people calling themselves politicians so blatantly feel deception is an accepted part of their political ambitions.
We are not troglodytes, Ms Banks.
Please do not vote for politicians that treat us with such disdain, it only encourages bad behaviour in our community and retards good honest people entering community leadership.

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