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Star Candidates, the Old Fashioned Way – “The Light on the Hill” – Ross McMullin

August 30th, 2011 · No Comments · Australian, Australian Labor Party, Australiana, Campaigning, History, Politics

Insatiably ambitious, utterly self-confident, and convinced that his country needed him in its hour of crisis, (then High Court justice) Doc Evatt seemed to many Labor enthusiasts like a conquering knight on a prancing white charger, but overturning preselection arrangements for even the most glamorous candidate was no easy task. Eventually he was invited to stand in the UAP-held seat of Barton.

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