‘So angry’: Fury at Keneally boils over

Choosing a candidate for the House of Representatives is essentially that – a representative from the community. If they’re not part of the community, how can they represent? With all respect to Ms Keneally, the Labor power brokers didn’t really need hindsight to know that replacing the local Labor candidate (someone who was also chosen by the outgoing incumbent Labor representative) with an outsider wouldn’t go down so well with the locals – no matter her profile and other qualifications.

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