Not many governments get thrown out for doing nothing so theyâ€™ll be happy thatâ€™s how heâ€™s described them, essentially.
One manifestation of this that they will have to do something about is the dysfunction in ministerial offices, which, as highlighted here, has reached comic levels.
Some Liberals have told VEXNEWS that so many people have been vetoed that the government has engaged a number of head-hunters to cold-call people encouraging them to apply for gigs when they had already been vetoed by the Baillieu â€œStar Chamberâ€ which appears to vetoing people for reasons other than merit, potentially giving rise to a series of corruption allegations that could be investigated by the soon-to-be-constituted and certain-to-be-disastrous ICAC.
Hundreds of applicants have been ruled on disloyalty grounds, we understands, including as we first reported months ago, the federal deputy director of the Liberal party, Julian Sheezel.
The article also points out the near-crisis situation in their media ranks with its boss Josephine Cafagna being clearly out of her depth. Simon Troeth or pants-man Paul Price would both have done better jobs, insiders say, and may well be given their chance when Cafagna is shown the door with a big fat hush-money pay-out, as many believe will be the case. That too could be referred to ICAC for many days of hearings, bugged phone calls, subpoenaed emails and all sorts. JoCa (pronounced Joker) could end up being hauled away in chains, a delicious prospect for all patriots.