The citizenship debacle engulfing the Nationals, and in turn the Coalition government, has as much to do with trust and integrity as it does with the constitution. Being consistent is important in business and in government.
[This article was first published by the Australian Financial Review - here]
After the Greens' Scott Ludlum and Larissa Waters resigned over citizenship issues, Barnaby Joyce declared "It's quite clear under section 44 you can't be a member of parliament and have dual citizenship. It's black and white."