Cassidy Rips into Pollies: ‘It’s just garbage’

Veteran ABC journalist Barrie Cassidy has ripped into our current crop of political leaders, saying their highly staged photo ops make them look like fools.

Cassidy was the press secretary to Labor prime minister Bob Hawke in the 1980s, said media opportunities at factories were a big reason voters didn’t trust politicians. ‘Every day now, they go out and their put on their vest and their hard hats and their goggles and they do door stops … every day!’



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