Mal " it's the liberal party not the Conservative party "

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  1. Smack

    Smack First Grade

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    Seems to be a common theme with both of our major political parties. I'm not sure how people are not disillusioned with them yet. I guess that is why we have so many IND and smaller parties on the rise..
     
  2. bazza

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    I am led to believe that it is about half the party Jimbo
     
  3. Jimbo

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    I'm sure you would understand if I were to find that somewhat difficult to believe
     
  4. SpaceMonkey

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    I'd actually say the right faction of the Greens are pretty much "liberal" in the same way Turnbull is espousing.
     
  5. bazza

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    Conservative, no development types trying to protect their own interests under the guise of caring about the environment
     
  6. Jimbo

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    As opposed to economically and/or socially conservative?
     
  7. butchmcdick

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    Arse for power
     
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    I wonder how many Australians even know who Robert Menzies was.
     
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  9. SpaceMonkey

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    Pig Iron Bob, we call him.
     
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    Beavers Uncle. Manly great from the 50s.
     
  11. Mong

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    Here's hoping people get disillusioned enough to actually consider if they deserve their vote and then act accordingly... Could get messy for a while though.

    Unfortunately too many folk will still vote for "their team" regardless of how bad they are.

    How does the current cycle get broken? Slogans and populist policies are very well entrenched and it works as well.
     
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  12. butchmcdick

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    Parties evolve

    Like culture they don't stay fixed at one place

    I wonder how Menzies would view the current mob ?

    How would the firebrand ALP founders view the current mob ?
     
  13. Mong

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    They are evolving badly though. How does that improve if the incentive to change for the better is not strong?
     
  14. butchmcdick

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    If I knew that I'd be in power in stead of firing a turd into the bowl posting on the internet
     
  15. The Charlatan

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    Eventually we'll end up with our own Trump. A populist charlatan. Someone who'll say the right things when the others are busy eating each other (in a non sexual way: inb4butch.)

    I hated Abbott and a lot of what he stands for, but he had reasonable conviction.
     
  16. Surely

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    Well the independents are a viable option, just look at the current lot.
     
  17. Bandwagon

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    Abbott's conviction is centred around delusion.
     
  18. Mong

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    Nope (sarcasm intentionally ignored)

    I see none worthy of my vote as it stands today.
     
  19. Mong

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    And he is a massive cockwomble...
     
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  20. Bandwagon

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    Jizlobbing arseclown for mine, but cockwomble works
     

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