“Keep your friends close and your enemies closer” is a maxim Ms Gillard has ignored. She has ruthlessly dealt with challengers and they are now plotting to rescue their Labor Party. The Labor Party she has trashed.
This question is constantly asked of Labor: “Why do these boats keep coming in greater numbers?” The answer given is: “Seas have been calmer in the last fortnight.”
Polls show a massive 71% believe the Office of PM has been trashed while other polling for the Government remains terminal.
Simon Crean was no fan of Rudd’s. He was a fan of stability and forced Rudd to either shit or get off the potty. Rudd is now off the potty.
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.