It’s said that all’s fair in love and war. But when it comes to elections in a democracy like Australia, you’re supposed to play by the rules.
Australian electoral law is intended to guarantee a level playing field; an open and transparent political system that will accurately reflect the will of the voting public.
Yet in last week’s state election in South Australia we saw Labor conducting a centrally orchestrated con job that assailed the very foundations of our democracy.
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So, “butter would not melt in his mouth”, Kevin apparently has a robust vocabulary when it comes to privately berating his factional colleagues including females.
Last week he and his cohorts used question time to plead the higher moral ground when it comes to allowing women parliamentarians to speak.
They complained mightily when the Leader of Opposition Business moved that “the speaker be no longer heard” when a female minister was droning on. But no such criticism for Kevin’s letting fly with the F word with female factional foes that had the temerity to disagree with his point of view.
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