Tag Archives: Hung Parliament

Don’t shoot the piano player, she’s doing her best

As I pointed out yesterday on this thread, I was not enamoured of the Greens getting anywhere near the levers of power on the grounds that they’d be likely to break the levers, followed by breaking the government. The climate change stushie on LE’s thread convinced me even more strongly that many environmentalists do not […]

We has a goverment…

This little image came into my head after one of Jason Soon’s status updates. I gather he was also feeling a bit frustrated at the lack of decisiveness from the independents as to whom they would support. When SL and I were talking about the status update this morning, a vision of toddlers on potties […]

Hung, drawn and quartered?

The outcome of the 2010 Federal Election is fascinating. The Liberal National Party have 71 seats, Labor has 70 seats, the Greens have 1 seat (their first ever won in a General Election), and other independents have 3. It looks like Labor is better placed to form a minority government, but we’ll wait and see. […]