Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says there are good reasons some government agency information is secret, after federal police raided two media outlets.
Why was National security compromised by these two reports? How did we get here?
We're conditioned to reject the notion that police might sometimes use their powers for political ends.
According to last year's Essential survey, the federal police is now the most trusted institution in the country. More than the High Court, the Reserve Bank, or importantly, those institutions raided this week. State police come in second.
“She already told me that she doesn’t have to be nice, so why do I? Because my mother raised me, right? That’s why wolves always win. Because the rest of us mind our manners and get devoured for our efforts.”
― Sheryl J. Anderson, Killer Cocktail
It’s not my government. Fuck that!