It’s been a particularly grim week regarding politics, as candidates from both sides have resigned over awful comments made online. There is a silver lining, though.
Malcolm Turnbull’s questionable cameo at the Mardi Gras highlights a more systemic problem. The lack of political tack which has become the norm.
While the Tasmanian election hinges on the issues of pokies, the connection between mainland political parties and the gaming industry is far more opaque.