“The (Abbott) government’s narrative is that they haven’t been able to do anything… There’s a negative story attached to the government. They must somehow shift the momentum. The mould will be set if they don’t do something soon and they will have a really, really hard time — and most likely will lose the next election.”
We’ve had two former Prime Ministers do newsworthy interviews in late September, within the same week.
I would have thought the media would have spread them (a week?) apart for maximum impact, but the media seem to love a good adversarial matching – Liberal vs Labour – at any opportunity.
3 Liberal, 1 Palmer United, 1 Green, and 1 ALP candidates all walk into a Red Room.
Meet Your Senators!
So. This was probably your face when we were told we had to vote again…
…..Senate Byelections are exciting things.
But seriously. They are!
I had a very interesting conversation with a Sydney Morning Herald writer called Clementine Ford on September 16th. Scroll back through my tweets, an interesting read.
Personally, I am exhausted by people using the gender card as an attack point; this isn’t Yu Gi Oh.
I am baffled.
More than just a leadership change happened yesterday.
“What happened, PIK? I’m overwhelmed! It makes no sense, why should I care?”
1. Julia Gillard called a leadership spill, Kevin Rudd challenged her; Kevin Rudd won – 57 votes to 45. He is now the leader of the ALP, and the [un-elected] Prime Minister of Australia.