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this is not politics

What really scares me as a swinging voter is the bile, ignorance and vitriol I see on both sides of the political debate.

This is not a state of origin game. We should not be barracking for two teams as though it was the wallabies vs the all blacks. I don’t care who the coaches or the captains of the teams are.

On both sides of the debate I see supporters who deride each other as stereotypical societal caricatures. No one, not the members of parliament, not the media, not the prolific bloggers, the social media elite nor the man on the street is talking about what matters.

Policies.

Legislation.

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