Our leaders cannot afford to ignore the freedom protestors, even if the protestors are a minority. Disagree with them, by all means, but don’t ignore them.
The response to the Trucker Convoy in Canada was horrific, but the response to the Convoy to Canberra in Australia was pathetic.
‘Politics’ is a small game played among rivals. ‘Leadership’ is the big game you play with the country. The world has scarcely felt more unsettled at any other time in my life, so strong leadership, rather than petty politics, would be really good right about now…
Find the full article at the Spectator’s Flat White blog here: https://spectator.com.au/2022/02/history-is-not-determined-by-the-majority/