Watching the Greens involvement in public debate is like watching a runaway train.
No one knows who’s driving; no one knows where the brakes are; and no one has seemed to notice the cliff around the next bend.
The Party that has long relished occupying the twilight zone of political discourse in this country, promised a generational change when Bob Brown departed public life.
One of Brown’s final keynote addresses in Hobart beautifully represented the sum of his overall contribution to educated debate on important issues. In his speech he claimed the reason we haven’t found alien life on other worlds, is that upon becoming technologically advanced, their over-industrialisation strangled their planet into extinction. NASA and Trekkies were agog at Brown’s revelation.
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