By Situation Theatre 6/3/2019
No one is more committed to the appearance of conviction than the Prime Minister.
Liberal Party leader Scott Morrison has sworn a solemn oath on national television (the most solemn medium of all) to fake a commitment to a range of progressive issues he now realises are important to the Australian people.
He has assured a skeptical public that he cares deeply about these issues and has done so for at least 5 minutes. He also has a firm commitment to continue to appear to care about them for anything up to 10 weeks.
Last week it was his pantomime on climate change, this week it's his charade on women's issues, next week expect him to wax lyrical about his deep spiritual connection to both Aboriginal people and Islam. It's as if Scott Morrison thinks all 15 million Australian voters are suffering from debilitating dementia, unable to recall any of the coal-loving, women-hating, black-and-brown-bashing policies of the last six years.