Federal Election 2016

A few weeks ago I wrote a letter of support to a political candidate. Here’s how this exciting series of events unfolded.

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A Coalition win by 5 seats

That’s my prediction for Saturday.

There won’t be a uniform swing, and while the ALP will pick up some seats, it will also lose one or two.

Call it wishful thinnking if you like, but I like to think that most Australians aren’t going to get duped by “Mr Me Too”, aka Kevin Dudd.

If

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Not till you see the whites of their eyes

I think John Howard should wait a while before calling the election.

A section of Australian voters are still infatuated with Kevin (“me-too”) Rudd, who seems anxious to get this election in the bag while he still has a large lead in the polls.

The next few weeks will increase in intensity, and show up

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WYSIWYG

WYSIWYG or “What you see is what you get” is an important attribute in politics.

Why vote for someone who appears to support one thing, only to find that after they get elected they’re totally different to what you expected? That would be a disaster.

I will be voting for John Howard at the next

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