Mark McGowan spoke to ‘John of Collie’ while fielding listeners’ calls at ABC radio in Bunbury. ‘John’ was actually Liberal candidate Wade De Campo. Photo: Attila Csaszar

Lost day on the campaign trail

There used to be a golden rule in election campaigns that candidates should be seen but not heard. The public face of the party was the leader, whose commitments and comments were always carefully scripted.


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