Jun 10, 2011

Drag0nista: political private lives CAN be a public issue

Journalists traditionally have been less enthusiastic about exposing low standards in politicians’ personal behaviour, particularly those occasions involving the infidelity of politicians, writes Drag0nista.

A response to Stilgherrian’s suggestion in yesterday’s Crikey that we should avert our eyes from Anthony Weiner …

I’ve lived and worked in Canberra for more than 20 years, in reasonably close proximity to Federal Parliament and the various professions that hang off it like limpets.

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3 thoughts on “Drag0nista: political private lives CAN be a public issue

  1. Phen

    Or it shows that they are human with normal human failings.

  2. 9302202e5a6abd06a6b4260ead62ee10

    i want toknow who is being screwed in public not who they are screwing in private

  3. Stephen Parker

    Actually, such a line of thought suggests that humans are incapable of compartmentalising their lives, which does not gel with experience and observation. Following this to its conclusion, a person who cheat in a video game is ineligible for political office.

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