On the Fourth of July I was at an America Australia celebration event. Over a glass of wine a friendly discussion arose at our table about the relative merits of our two constitutions. I said if you move from theory to actual product then I believe Australia wins. I argued that …
The American Constitution delivered the Trumps to Americans. The Australian Constitution delivered the Windsors to Australians. Compare the constitutions!
So, the evidence shows that the Australian Constitution provides a better product than the American Constitution. QED.
We all laughed, poured another glass of wine and agreed, however, that none of this trivia makes any difference to the excellence of the Australia America alliance over the last century.