That old saying “we get what we pay for ” certainly doesn’t apply to the caliber of our politicians any longer. We can put that old cherry to bed.
That was best distilled when Barnaby Joyce complained that the Nats couldn’t resolve the issue in their party room meeting this week because they didn’t have enough time. As though the government hasn’t had years to think about this. It was like watching someone start cramming the night before an exam, having not cracked open the textbook all year.