Latham’s on fire…
“..Malcolm Turnbull’s floundering leadership aside, Australian politics faces a single irresistible issue. Will a Trump/Brexit-style revolution, a rebellion of the outsiders, torpedo the stability of the two-party system in Australia?
I think it will.
I think the age of political disruption is upon us.
One’s Nation’s resurgence and the extraordinary result in November’s Orange by-election point to the possibilities of electoral realignment.
Unless they promptly transform themselves, the Labor, Liberal and National parties face further structural decline in their support base.
In too many areas, the old oligopoly — the arrogant, self-entitled manipulators of machine politics — have formed a policy consensus that runs counter to outsider interests and beliefs…” READ ON