Sunday, February 08, 2015

First Rudd Goes…

So Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is offed by Julia Gillard, Gillard is whacked in the backswing by Rudd, Rudd loses to Tony Abbott, now Abbott is facing a party leadership vote that he could very well lose. Australian politics are not for the faint of heart.

One thing that Prime Minister Abe doesn’t have to worry about is an unlikely Rudd comeback in the next national election. Rudd’s sinophilia, I’ve been told from someone reliable on this matter, has been greatly exaggerated.


Michael Camilleri said...

Apologies if I've taken the last point too literally but Rudd (and Gillard) retired after the previous Federal election so the chance of either returning is for all intents and purposes zero.

Jun Okumura said...


I know too little about Australian politics to go beyond “unlikely,” but I’m happy to take your word for it and alter it to “as-likely-as-ten-monkeys-typing-the-entire-works-of-Shakespeare-including-the-sonnets.”