The media Bills were indelibly tied to Gillard's survival. Their execution was an exercise in stupidity and an expose on how inept this Government really is. Conroy exemplifies this ineptitude.
False polling results handed to Caucus members by the Gillard camp in 2010, was first reported by Pickering Post mid last year.
A 'strong feisty woman' struggled out of bed this morning knowing her hours were numbered. A 'misogynist man' leapt from the doona into a new dawn.
Bob Carr claims the report is "inaccurate". If it is then one news group and three Labor MPs are lying.
While many Aussies are more concerned that our Test batsmen couldn't hit the water if they fell out of a boat, the remainder are stunned at what our Government is actually proposing.
"Most illegal immigrants flooding into Australia without papers are composed of Afghani Army personnel", an employee connected to Christmas Island has claimed.
Former broadsheets want to be known as "compacts" so as to distance themselves from lowbrow tabloids and who wouldn't want to be distanced from a Daily Telegraph Page one like that?
Parliament is hyperventilating with rumour. The Libs are promoting mischief, Rudd's phone is ringing hot, Labor pollies are calling it all "bullshit" and this week Shorten has gone AWOL for "personal reasons". The word now is it's all over for Swan.
Successive Labor Governments have repeatedly attempted to muzzle the media and Senator Conroy is just the latest to have a tilt at the windmill.
So Bob Carr belatedly attempts to rescue a damsel in distress? How chivalrous of the appointed one.
As a Catholic Conclave gathers this week to elect a new Leader so too does a crippled ALP Caucus. As a Catholic Church seeks relevance in a modern World so too does the ALP. As a Catholic Church clings desperately to archaic ideology so too does Labor.
He can handle a mop and a mullet, thought he was Elvis, was a big noting bikie, owed lots of money in Shepparton and on the Gold Coast, cops found him full of grog when he crashed his car and he dudded his own family out of $80,000.