Instead of everyone - even ministers - finding out about major reforms after the arguments have been had and the brochures printed, non-kitchen cabinet members might actually get some say.
Instead of the executive imposing an idea upon the government and Parliament, it might have to make a case, think about alternative views - accept some of them even.
Illustration: John Shakespeare
Saying a policy had tested well in focus groups, or had been promised to a special interest group, or was sure to win over a particular demographic at the next election, might not pass muster as a convincing reason to implement it any more.
That's right, governing through negotiation and debate. What a concept! Smells like... democracy.
Matt and I just did a tour followed by beer and food matching. First taste is the new Noir Stout with a hint if licorice. Delicious!
Next time you're arguing with a redneck that refugees arriving by boat aren't a problem, show them this graph. See that huge ramp up? That was Howard.
The remainder is an excellent examination of the issues. Probably too many words for the average swinging voter though.
Women do not understand mans need to accumulate music, they seem to think it has something to do with a desire to listen to it.