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BLOGS AND DOGS September 23, 2005

Posted by wmmbb in Category to be ascribed.
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The comrades over at Western Sydney Caucus raise an eyebrow at Malcolm including his dogs on his blog. I say good on him. It is a start. Sometimes dogs do not bark, and sometimes dogs are of interest to “dog folk”.

It is a self evident truth, given party discipline, comrades, that no major party politician could not have a genuine blog, because a blog requires personal opinion and thought, and the endless repetition of the party line is as boring as you know what.

Senator Andrew Bartlett is doing a good job leading the way for other politicians to follow. I look forward, comrades, to the day when all our elected representatives, including the Lord Mayor, have blogs, and we have a decidedly more deliberative parliament able to hold the executive accountable.

These are dreams comrades. Dreams. In the meantime, I will settle for dog blogs.

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