Casualties in conflict a fact of life that must be accepted
Occasionally politicians need to be reminded war comes at a human cost
WARNING. This column contains language and descriptions which some people might find offensive.
However, not always for the reasons you might first think.
In political terms, Australians are fully engaged in what Churchill might have described The Phoney War.
It’s nonetheless vicious for all that because hell hath no fury like a cornered politician under threat.
Sadly, there’s a lot of phonies in Australian politics at the moments, not all of them in the fringe parties which might at first blush seem their natural habitat.
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