Now if only the ALP would do precisely the the same thing they would have far more respect from the moderate swinging voters, sadly the ALP are far too interested in soaking up the slops (preferences) from the Greens than enacting any matter of principle even though it was Gillard giving in to the blackmail of the Greens that has fundamentally destroyed he personal credibility.
You are completely correct about the sanctimonious witches of the Party (Milne and Hanson-Young) to see them laid low will be the high point of may election watching on September 7.
IT’S NOT OFTEN I support — nay, heartily endorse — anything that assists the ALP; even so, an announcement today by Tony Abbott that the Liberal Party will preference the Greens last in every electorate in Australia is welcome, overdue, and should end this noxious cancer on our polity.
Readers of this column will know well the special place in my heart for the Greens.
We have discussed them here at The Red And The Blue many times over the journey; some have taken issue with my description of them as Communists, or my depiction of them as left-wing lunatics, or other descriptions I’ve felt appropriate from time to time.
The problem is that these labels — as colourful as they may seem — are deadly accurate.
I’ve found a certain irony of late in that Greens’ leader Christine Milne has taken to ripping off the line used by Liberal…
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