I really wish someone would waste some money on fixing the shit house public dental in this country.And that plays into the electorate going to vote for a PM, and not on actual things that matter, because a lot just don't care.
That is where I think democracy falls over a bit too. A lot of people just don't care enough, but still vote based on whatever they see. Murdoch easily sways things with a bit of click bait and fear, and we have last night.
That's not to say I'm super unhappy that the LNP are re-elected. I'm a bit impartial, because I really just could not see Shorten as a PM. I really hope Labor put Albo forward, because we do need a Labor government again. If shit spending is the trend, lets waste the money on the little guy again.
They’re reason certain areas actually have good nbnThere is that perception, which is weird going into this election, considering this governments track record with the nbn and giving dodgy contracts to their mates, flushing money down the toilet. This government has a shit financial record, but the usual fear campaign was 'we can't let in Labor because they'll **** everything up'. Weird.
I think Labor would have done a much better job on the nbn. Monkeys from the zoo would have.
I’ll happily cut Queensland free, at least we wouldn’t have to listen to these baby bitches cry about loosing the election.Feels like the washup you get following a huge Origin match...
First we get this:
Then, today, the big story is: "Thousands of Australians demand cut QLD loose"
That was probably true historically, back when unionism was a more significant part of the left political wing. Now that the left wing is just as much, if not moreso about social policy than economic their appeal extends to social progressives who are, on average, well educated. Union membership has plummeted over the decades - if that was still the tentpole of the Labor party they'd be struggling to beat the Greens. So over the years they have gained amongst those with university degrees whilst losing a roughly equal amount of support among the socially conservative blue collar workers.The ALP at their very core appeals to members of trade unions. So if we're going to be cynical and look at this purely from an educated vs uneducated POV then surely the ALP are appealing to people with less formal education?
EDIT: just to clarify, I'm not a die hard fan of either party. The ALP used to be for a lot of good things before they pivoted far left after Mark Latham but are now just your stereotypical left wing party.
Albanese has to be the choice now, because if it's Plibersek or Clare or someone else then they'll still have to deal with people talking up Albo as their best option. He's Labor's Turnbull.If Albanese was their party leader I can almost guarantee Labor would've won this election, he's far more electable than Shorten.
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