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So Kristina Keneally is going to run as the Labor candidate in the Bennelong by-election. She certainly brings a good track record of delivering, why look at her achievements and what she did while premier of NSW — absolutely nothing. As for underdog, with her track record, she got that part right. Brad Probert, St Leonards
It broke my heart to read about the despicable acts of cruelty to beautiful, defenceless animals. My heart broke even further knowing these disgusting people went unpunished. Why? What is wrong with the justice system? Jane Stuart, Hunters Hill
For one fleeting moment I thought the brand new NZ Prime Minister was not a smarty pants as they sometimes are. After offering to take 150 refugees from Manus Island when their own immigration policy is to reduce migration very substantially, I changed my mind. Mike, The Ponds
Julie Bishop says the reason for the latest disastrous Newspoll result is the citizenship debacle. Can she explain the reason for the previous 22 poor poll results? G. Hutton, Saratoga
For peace’s sake, Trump and Kim need to take a breather from their table-thumping and upping the ante (“President primed for war”, 14/11). Steve Ngeow, Chatswood
As if Donald Trump, Shinzo Abe or the North Korean president are going to take any notice of someone like Malcolm Turnbull. He is hardly a world statesman and likely never to become one. David Ingram, Randwick