I’d like to clarify what happened in today’s news in Australian politics…
Australia has a new PM… or a new old PM… or an old new PM…
The new PM was the old PM but was knifed in the back by the recently-ex PM so she became the new PM and he was the old PM until tonight.
As for the Opposition… they seem to have no spine and no policies. Their only political tactic that has been successful for them has been to sit back, relax, and watch the governing party implode as a result of bickering, backstabbing, and sniping at one another both in public and in Parliament. The odd publicity stunt gone wrong hasn’t helped their cause, either.
My friend Andrew commented tonight that “they hate each other more than they love our country”. What a sad, but true and insightful, indictment on the Members of Parliament who make up the Australian government at this point in our history.
Not surprisingly, I have no confidence in any of them.
I’d like to vote 98% of them out and replace them with genuine people with real concern for the people who they claim to represent… and for our nation… and for the people who wish to make it their new home… and for the poor, the downtrodden, the oppressed, the persecuted, the homeless, the abused, and the powerless. And for the world in which we all have to live.