News & Commentary WATCH: The Minister for Empathy interview a former PM, now known as the Minister for My Self By David Pledger | April 17, 2019 | Given our Prime Ministerial candidates are competing for attention by posing in the same paddock of carrots a month apart, we thought we should fast-track this interview by the Federal Minister for Empathy* with a former PM to demonstrate what we have left behind and why. This is the latest in a series of videos in the lead-up to the Federal Election 2019 conducted by the recently appointed Federal Minister for Empathy, David Pledger (pictured below). Speaking with government ministers, Mr Pledger will tease out what makes the government tick by seeking to understand the role that empathy plays in the development of their political sensibilities. *The Federal Ministry for Empathy has responsibility for ensuring a nationally consistent approach to empathy, compassion and kindness and these interviews calmly interrogate that consistency in our highest office. WATCH THE MINISTER NO LONGER ON THE CONFUSION BETWEEN PEOPLE-SMUGGLERS AND TOURISTS WATCH THE CHOSEN MINISTER ON THE SECRET EMOTIONAL LIFE OF A MINISTER FOR OFF-SHORE DETENTION WATCH THE NEW MINISTER FOR EMPATHY INTRODUCE HIMSELF Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Email About the Author: David Pledger Dr David Pledger is an artist, curator, producer and activist for artists’ rights.