Michael Oxer

On 15 September there will be no need for an analysis of “what went wrong” for federal Labor. Just read Mark Aarons’ account (‘Mate of the Union’, March) of the 20-year crawl through the gutters by a cabal of pernicious, amoral, power-hungry men.

What a contrast to the cover photo and Anna Goldsworthy’s story on the female ministers (‘Critical Mass’, March), who now face virtual political extinction thanks to the males who control the NSW Labor machine.

Michael Oxer
Nicholson, VIC