Instead of lamenting politics we should celebrate Parliament’s brutal hostilities.
THESE past weeks have given me cause for optimism about the state of Australian politics. Doubtless, thousands of readers will conclude that I am stark raving mad. How is it possible to perceive a political environment hallmarked by ”relentless negativity” and ”sleaze and smear” in an even remotely positive light?
The tumult and shouting of Parliament masks a not-inconsiderable bipartisanship. Just last week, as political watcher Malcolm Farr notes, 11 bills requiring cross-party agreement passed through the House of Representatives. Read More in The Age..