The US Supreme Court is broken. Could it happen in Australia?

Federal Court Simon Steward Jacqueline Gleeson

The fact is the LNP has increasingly modelled itself on the GOP and its transactional politics. It threw Democratic values out the door long ago (ODT)

On paper, America’s process for selecting judges is proofed against partisanship and corruption, while ours is open to all kinds of malfeasance. Yet in practice it’s a different story altogether.

The US Supreme Court is broken. Could it happen in Australia?