Is Cosgrove really such a great GG?

Crikey readers talk the power of unions and whether Peter Cosgrove was a good choice for governor-general.

Rethinking Cosgrove

Marcus L’Estrange writes: Re. “Keane: Cosgrove a predictable choice with few question marks” (yesterday). Bernard Keane claims that “Peter Cosgrove will likely do a reasonable job as governor-general. The main prerequisites for the position are community respect, an unblemished past and a small-p political sensibility”. Keane may be a republican like me, but he makes a major mistake in claiming that all the governor-general has to have are the qualities he listed.

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  1. JohnB

    @Martin Gordon:
    Got anything newer than 20 years old?
    Abetz’s incident is at least that old. During that time there has been more than sufficient time and opportunity for it to be unearthed and dealt with. Maybe it wasn’t much at the time, in which case it is irrelevant today.

    “Knucklehead unionists” “60’s and 70’s”. Some readers’ parents weren’t even born then.

    Please do try to keep up.

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