Back – and a letter to the SMH on carbon tax and hypocrisy

April 7, 2011

My blog hiatus is over after my recent run for a seat in the NSW parliament. See here for the results in the seat of Sydney. It was an extremely interesting experience.

One issue discussed in the media was the impact of the proposed federal carbon tax on voting in the NSW election. In my experience it was mentioned by only a few people – either for or against – it’s hard to know whether any votes were changed in the seat of Sydney.

However, the carbon tax did draw out one question pertinent to voters in the seat of Sydney, in which most voters would strongly support a price on carbon. Did Clover Moore, the sitting greenish-tinged Independent MP, support a carbon tax? Read the rest of this entry »