Is there something sinister behind Labor’s leadership vacuum?
Alan Jones is questioning Labor’s leadership vacuum at both the state and federal level.
Anthony Albanese is the only candidate to replace Bill Shorten following last week’s election disaster.
But Alan questions why someone like Ed Husic isn’t getting a look-in?
The western Sydney MP has been in parliament since 2010, is a shadow minister and is in touch with normal Australians, describing himself as, “Blacktown through and through”.
Alan says there must be more to it.
“He’s been totally involved in the local community, he’s intelligent, he’s presentable. Why is he not a candidate?
“Is it because he’s a Muslim?
The same goes for state politician Jihad Dib who isn’t even getting a mention in the NSW Labor leadership race.
“Does religion have something to do with the Labor Party?” asks Alan.
“I hope not.”
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