Government lost in a drought of its own making

Posted by on Jan 2, 2013 in GardensEXTRA, Issue of the Day, Queensland Politics | 0 comments

The new Queensland government of Premier Campbell Newman must be desperately hoping for a more refreshing start to 2013 than it managed to achieve in the depressing dog days of its ascension to power in 2012. The urge to remind voters that they thrashed the last in a long line of Labor administrations, in power for most of the past twenty years, became an obsession. Reminding voters of why we threw out the last lot was pointless. We knew they were useless, that was why we got rid of them. The smart thing would have been to tell us we were...

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