Does anyone know if our intrepid socialist Leader is taking a break from the hard grind of Office thinking he can coast in at the next election?
Just checking out what the CM has been up to through his media releases for the last two months and it is chock a block with commentary on events and activities he has had nothing to do with in a policy or leadership sense.
I was going to create a list, but it became a very lengthy process, so instead, just look at:
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As you can see, it is:
– commentary on various publications and statistics (low unemployment, reduction in greenhouse footprint)
– commentary on public matters (welcoming police horses home, albert hall turning 80, world book day)
– announcements of inquiries (call for Hertigae grant applications)
– a few useless chips at the Opposition (Smyth defacto Leader)
I admit that there are a couple of things in there worthy of mentioning, but the amount of useless commentary seems over the top. More likely a case of public servants in PR who are justifying their existence. Or it could just be that he is not doing anything, so the spin doctors have to make it seem like he is.
For a man getting paid over $200K a year, frankly I think we can expect more than a community service announcer.