It’s more likely voters elected Mike Baird because they trust him to do the right thing for the state. Considered from this perspective, the result is not particularly good news for the Prime Minister.
Federal politics has gone all topsy-turvy and I’m having trouble hanging on. It’s an upside-down-world where night is day, black is white, and cats bark at cars driving people.
At least that’s how it seems, with the Prime Minister and his government insisting that things are the opposite of reality.
Contrary to popular opinion, Malcolm Fraser’s politics never changed – he was a lefty on social issues and staunchly right-wing on economic matters, in the 70s as in recent years. It says a lot about politics today that we can’t get our heads around this.