I’ve had a few complaints about my attempted literary assasination of that worthy politician, Will Hodgemen, in my recent blog. Obviously I adopt the Australian Newspaper’s long-held editorial policy of writing poorly concealed rants disguised as unbiased thought. 821 more words
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A BY-ELECTION YESTERDAY in the seat vacated by former Western Australian Treasurer and “chair sniffer” Troy Buswell has seen the Liberal Party run very close by its National Party partners in the ultra-conservative electorate of Vasse; despite the absence of a Labor candidate, the result underlines the fall from public favour of Colin Barnett’s government, and serves as a warning to the WA Liberals near the halfway point of its second term. 558 more words
Political analyst Harry Phillips says Troy Buswell’s decision to quit politics was not unexpected, especially after the popular politician’s recent move to the backbenches.
Professor Phillips, who works at Edith Cowan University, said Mr Buswell’s announcement was “certainly something that was on the horizon”. 345 more words