May 14th, 2015
Episode 532 of 1761 episodes
No sooner did Joe Hockey hand down his second federal budget, than the howls of hypocrisy and charges of rank political expedience filled the media. But what if political hypocrisy is not only unavoidable in democratic politics, but even desirable? Could this help us rethink the tension that has long existed between political compromise and personal integrity, between cold hard realpolitik and political conviction?