At the ICAC (Independent Commission Against Corruption) inquiry in NSW itself, no politician was forced to resign today.

But even without heads rolling there was some illuminating evidence about just how tricky the relationship between donors and political parties can get once they get into government.

In one email from mining magnate Nathan Tinkler in 2011, he complained that the National Party had done nothing for him after 20 days in government and described the new Coalition Government as “a bunch of pricks”.

Deborah Cornwall was there for PM.

So no heads rolled, but what did happen?…