The NSW Election is all over, and the Coalition Government has been returned for a third term. But is it the landslide victory the mainstream media is claiming? No, of course not: they only just scraped in by one seat, and the National Party lost seats to the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party.
Labor also fared poorly, crashing in the final week with a bit of casual racism, and they will commence their search for answers, and a new leader, very soon.
But, there’s casual racism and in-your-face racism, and we think our Prime Minister and Home Affairs Minister engage in racism as often as they have breakfast. Luckily for them, the pusillanimous media never calls them out. In the wake of the Christchurch killings, Scott Morrison floundered, and something from 2010 came back to bite him.
It seems that in modern Australia, it’s more offensive to accuse someone of racism, than the racist act itself. We think it’s OK to use the ‘R’ word, and we’ll continue to call out racism wherever we see it.
As we move closer to the 2019 federal election, there’s only one more shot in the locker for the Liberal-National Party: the 2019 Budget. Will it make any difference to their electoral chances? Probably not.
We’re very sure the electorate is keen to give the LNP a lesson they will remember for a long time, and not even the slender victory in the NSW Election for their NSW counterparts will make much of a difference either.
Their day of reckoning is coming soon.