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The party line

In the comments, please nominate any other democratic nation where it is scandalous for politicians to be representing their constituents rather than mouthing the policies of the party to which they subscribe.

This is the most malignant and suffocating of Australia's political characteristics. And it infects both sides.

Not unrelatedly: *valÚ* Robin Cook.

Joseph | 10 Aug 2005

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