Today, our front pages uniformly opposed the AFP. Soon thereafter, the AFP commissioner casually ruled out further raids with a wave of the hand.
Well, another week, another shot to the national solar plexus. This week, the UK tried to move past Theresa May and the federales raided aunty’s drawer. Hooray.
Yeah, it’s been a bad week, but it gave the nation an excuse to validate our worst paranoias. Plus, the AFP respectfully rummaged through a journalist’s underwear drawer. Not all bad.
Last month, a federal scandal saw Michaelia Cash and Michael Keenan walk free, as a complete lack of accountability saw the AFP unwilling to continue their investigation. It has renewed calls for greater oversight.
A recent investigation into the AFP has turned up numerous instances of bullying and sexual harassment. However, the AFP claim they have it under control.