- They are extremely noisy, are aggressive, they communally defend their territory and exclude others
- Males outnumber females
- Some people regard them as a nuisance
Harassing, predatory, self protection behaviour is unbecoming in a feathered friend and it is certainly unbecoming in our leaders.
It was unbecoming in Rudd/Gillard/Rudd and it's unbecoming in Abbott versus whoever the challenger is either next week or when it finally comes.
This is why the public regards politicians in such low regard. This is also why the conventional wisdom about Australians not voting out first term governments is no longer holding true.
Seriously you lot, stop feathering your own nests and start thinking about those who put you there.