Belief in the substance of ethics and morality is an inconvenience, to the promotion and advancement of self, a catechism of the Right.
Pauline Hanson would have won under any system. One Nationís vote of 9.14 per cent in Queensland means that Hanson comfortably achieved a quota in her own right.
There is also a need to explain just how bad the present system is, with no limits on spending by multi-millionaires like Clive Palmer, and no constraints on donations from any source.
Labor may even take a conciliatory approach on some issues, because it doesn't want to be seen as obstructionist and sees an opportunity to make Bill Shorten look like a Prime Minister in waiting.
The absurd argument was that Australia should forego an increase in wages, investment, incomes, employment and economic growth just because some foreigners might receive a benefit.
University campuses are covered in myopic campaign gatherings against 'that Hanson woman'. The time she therefore receives in terms of interest and coverage tends to be out of all proportion to her actual relevance.
In marginal seats with large numbers of families using childcare, the Government did much better than in seats with low numbers of families using childcare.
'The qualitative evidence is they donít matter,í' Mr Textor said. 'The sum of a more centrist approach outweighs any alleged marginal loss of so-called base voters.'
We, people who disagree with her position like me, had the chance to embrace Hanson and the people she represents twenty years ago and we didn't. I'm hoping that we don't miss this opportunity again.
The major parties and the self-appointed elites do not want to accept that mainstream Australia has given up on political parties which they believe do not know what life is like for them at the coalface and do not care.
If this is the case, the Coalition's long held electoral advantage on matters of economic management will be thoroughly destroyed.
Abbott wonít rest until his revenge is complete, particularly as he has a lot of mates on the extreme right who will gladly help him.