Ad: [hand-picked; head up; headline act] Tony Abbott will do anything to attack his critics. So, he set up what he told us was an independent Royal Commission into Unions. Yet the man he hand-picked to head it up also agree to be the headline act at a Liberal Party fundraiser. Independent, Mr. Abbott, honestly?
chosen very carefully for a particular purpose.
1. to be in the first position of authority and exercise control over people or an organization;