Rules for Thee, But Not For Me

Has Labor abandoned its policy on floor-crossing 'rats', or is there something 'special' about some Labor politicians?

Rules for Thee, But Not For Me

There's nothing like Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) for providing an excuse to abandon long-standing principles.

That's why I refer to it as DIE.

When you implement a system based on race, creed, gender or any other characteristic other than merit, you lose all credibility.

Of course, that's not how the culture warriors of the Left see it.

In their view, they are doing something virtuous by allowing special people to have more rights than others.

Unsurprisingly, the Federal Labor Party has now abandoned one of its longest caucus principles under the principles of DIE.

Party decisions bind every member of the Parliamentary Labor Party. There can be no further dissent once the caucus agrees on a policy.

If a Labor member crosses the floor to vote against the Party, they are labelled a rat and expelled.

Or that used to be the case.

Now, one of Labor's diversity quota picks (from Western Australia), Senator Fatima Payman, has been granted dispensation to back the Green Party's motion that the Hamas-led Gaza become the State of Palestine.

Is it a case that all political animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others?

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