Probably because there is much more to this than what you or I know.
We have a major philosophical difference HM. I believe in Government control and have no views on the rights of whistleblowers, and there is no such thing as freedom of speech.
Bottom line is that all Politicians and Political Parties screw up on occasion and vote in Latham and Abbott as Leaders. But there is no giant conspiracy from the Left or the Right to take away our rights. They just both have different ideology and agendas