On leadership aspirations
Julian Burnside’s piece was a sobering reminder that Peter Dutton’s lies and propaganda war on refugees has become the norm. Some ex-coppers, such as Bill Hayden and Jim Cairns, became effective and, for the most part, respected politicians. As Burnside warns, Dutton, on the other hand, has the potential to lead Australia to very dark places. That he is touted as a future Coalition leader is truly alarming.
– Rita Zammit, Prahran, Vic