Articles from The Political Sword
No matter when we listen to the news, watch TV, or browse social media, the pervading emotion in so many items is anger, unremitting anger.
We see it in the wars in the Middle East and among terrorist organizations. We are told it is what motivates individual terrorists.
On Sunday morning 10 July, before Shorten conceded defeat in the election, Arthur Sinodinos appeared on the ABC’s Insiders. He claimed the Coalition had a ‘mandate’ for its 2016 budget and its company tax cuts. Sinodinos’s view takes no account of the reality of the new parliament.
The MSM and blog sites abound with critiques of the election and tentative predictions of the political outcomes. So why bother writing yet another to explain how it has all come to this? You will judge whether this analysis adds anything useful.