Andrews’ “struts and frets his hour upon the stage’ (letters’ headline from my letter)

John Carroll pinpoints the difficult and complex reality of political leadership, writing that Daniel Andrews “looks more and more like a solitary figure on a spotlit stage”.

With the Premier’s daily COVID briefings, responding not just with “inflexible indifference”, but obfuscation, including his repeated denials about the ADF offers made to him by Scott Morrison, he seems more like Macbeth’s “poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage”.