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Grattan on Friday: The loners who lead, and trash, ‘personality’ parties

Let the voter beware. We may be in a “celebrity” age but personality parties, based around a “name” implode, explode, or fizzle. In the last few years, we’ve seen them do all three.

  • Michelle Grattan
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