The scary thing is that Dutton could be the Liberal's next candidate for leader and maybe Prime Minister.
On the weekend, Australian government figures denied a plan to give the country's signal-intelligence spooks power to spy on Australian citizens, but yesterday, Home Affairs minister Peter Dutton denied and endorsed the suggestion. The official denials of discussions to move the Australian Signals Directorate into the already- …
The Ruskies, the Yanks, the Poms, the Commies, the Kiwis, the Canadians or the Aussies
Well in Australia, yeah that place at the bottom of the map, I would rather to be spied upon by our own people rather than by others.
Why, Simple, I can vote the bastards out of office or kick them in the shins if they F**K it up.
Besides the ASIO and AFP can already ask for help from these guys if they need it, and they're there to keep us safe, or so they say ( not just for cribbage partners).
Odious little potato. People I know who remember Dutton from his school days aren't especially surprised at how he turned out, but still don't respect him.
The whole Department of Home Affairs thing is another attempt by Turnbull to keep the hard right of the party onside - Give Dutton his authoritarian agency, and let them ride over everyone's civil rights, as long as they're not plotting against him.
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