The Editor, Is it true that Richmond will soon have two MPs representing us in the federal government? If so, one can only wonder if the new member of parliament will also unashamedly dine on endangered species, hold "no-English-allowed" press conferences and treat a notable portion of their constituency as if they didn't exist. But, this really is nothing more than a naive question isn't it? Every day we are provided
with ample evidence that there is little room in politics for such things as ethics, accountability, or altruistic concern for the welfare of the average citizen.
And nothing I see in the way that both city and federal politics work in Richmond manages to greatly contradict that evidence.
Another MP? Why bother! As Pete Townsend of The Who once sang, "Meet the new boss - same as the old boss."
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