Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Governing for power

Tim Dunlop's Power Walking post has a neat round-up of the last 10 years of the Australian Federal Government under Howard:

On any objective reading of the facts, what emerges is a government that wants to perpetuate its worldview, not by winning the arguments on their merits, but by stifling dissent, rigging institutions, and concentrating power in the hands of a them-friendly elite.