Today we look at what friends and foes think of Nick Xenophon’s plans to expand his political power by running candidates for House and Senate seats at the next federal election.
The Nick Xenophon Team’s focus is to pressure the government to honour its promise to build 12 submarines in this state.
Of course, some think that instead of torpedoing his opponents, Senator X may blow himself up. They say he’s thrived on being an anti-politician, so how will his reputation fare when he heads up a political outfit?
Given the undersea warfare theme, we photographed Senator Xenophon in frogman gear in the Port River, ready for his sabotage campaign. Sink or swim.