Now halfway though the election campaign, the Government’s most popular leader, the Formerly Foreign Minister, talks frankly about empathy and the threat it poses to the professional politician.
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 teases out what makes the government tick by seeking to understand the role that empathy plays in the development of their political sensibilities.
THE MINISTER FOR EMPATHY WILL BE APPEARING AT THE IAN POTTER MUSEUM OF ART IN MELBOURNE AT 6PM ON SATURDAY, MAY 4 TO TALK WITH VOTERS ABOUT HOW WE MIGHT VOTE WITH, AND FOR, EMPATHY. THIS EVENT IS PART OF THE MUSEUM’S LAUNCH PARTY OF INSIDE OUT
*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.