nothing to fear but fear itself - and the coalition


UPDATED: Filling empty Senate seats? It’s about time.

It will come as no surprise to ITQ regulars that there will be no squeaks of horror emanating from this corner over reports that the (current) Prime Minister plans to appoint as many as seventeen shiny new senators by the end of the year. Our only complaint, in fact, is that it apparently required a parliamentary near death experience to remind him that, oh, actually, that’s his job – and he’s been downright derelict in duty by failing to do so until now.