Has anybody here seen Labor’s Bobby?

When it comes to tackling union corruption, Bill Shorten should take a leaf out of the Kennedy playbook.

Seven weeks after the release of the final report of the Royal Commission Into Trade Union Governance and Corruption, there is no evidence that the Labor Party is about to see the light. That report gave the lie to the claim that corruption within Australia’s union movement is limited to ‘a few bad apples’. Indeed, if there is not already an apposite collective noun for ‘bad apples’, then ‘union’ might be a worthy contender…

http://www.spectator.co.uk/2016/02/has-anybody-here-seen-labors-bobby/

(First published in The Spectator Australia, 20 Febraury 2016)

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