Slim raises an interesting point below about the recent campaign in Herbert.
Judging by my letterbox and my TV habits, the LNP outspent the ALP 3:1! So who exactly stumped up for Ewin What's-his-name?
Either the developers as Slim suggests or perhaps Big Clive P (a former property developer, now coal developer - basically the same MO though)?
One thing Slim is dead right about for sure - the property developers about town would have invested enough in each campaign to ensure that there would be a return for them no matter who won!
As for No Raffles at Mooney's wake? - I reckon he's petrified that no one will turn-up so he's simply eliminating the disincentives!
And finally, I thought a lot about whether Slim uses Ned's last words appropriately...and, yep!
The land developers win every which way.
Such is life.