Ron: Here's aletter I sent to the Canberra Times today.
Crispin Hull, ‘PM works his magic, but lacks a rabbit' CT 25/9/21, p.25 says ‘we elect the Australian government and so, vicariously, the government decisions are our decisions'.
I disagree. Even if (a mute question) Australian elections are not rigged, as in the US and many other nations, Australian governance arrangements are a farce in which the owners of the Commonwealth of Australia corporation covertly decide who governs and how.
Australians are endlessly fooled by government misinformation and welfare propaganda assiduously supported by illegitimate national institutions and opinions and assertions in the MSM.
Democracy is propaganda, an ideological fiction. Electing governments is window dressing. Claiming that voting for one "representative" every three years constitutes ‘electing a government' and that hence electors are responsible for its decisions is risible. Governments are huge and centralised with party systems enabling elected representatives to excuse failure to honour election promises by saying their party overruled them. As part of the propaganda smoke screen, elections and democratic processes are suborned by propaganda, advertising and campaigning expertise funded by wealthy individuals.
The real joke though, is that Australian democratic governance is a fraud. The Constitution is part of an imperial British Statute and now the Commonwealth is a privately owned corporation. See: Australia and New Zealand governments illegitimate - http://abundanthope.net/pages/Ron_71/Australia-and-New-Zealand-governments-illegitimate.shtml
Corporations Masquerading as Government in Australia & World Wide - http://abundanthope.net/pages/Political_Information_43/Corporations-Masquerading-as-Government-in-Australia-World-Wide.shtml
Sovereignty and the Strawman in Australia. See: http://abundanthope.net/pages/Political_Information_43/Sovereignty_and_the_Strawman_in_Australia_3523.shtml