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We can't complain about politicians' bad behaviour when we keep rewarding them for it

Mark Kenny
By Mark Kenny
April 2 2022 - 7:30pm
If Scott Morrison's authority is so lacking among those who know him best, why should voters be any different?

Remember when Tony Abbott proposed a "kinder, gentler polity" during negotiations with a sceptical crossbench following the 2010 election?

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Mark Kenny

Mark Kenny

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Mark Kenny is The Canberra Times' political analyst and a professor at the ANU's Australian Studies Institute. He is a director of the National Press Club and hosts the Democracy Sausage podcast. He writes a column every Sunday.

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