Glenn Milne’s article above tends to argue so. Greens are seen as being uncompromising on their principles compared to ALP & LNP.
Today’s Nielsen poll in Fairfax backs up last week’s Newspoll in the Australian with the shift to Greens, Independents & other minor parties.
More on the same subject. It appears the media are so wed to major parties that they cannot fathom voters who desert tehm for minor parties & independents.
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/opinion/leader-cant-save-his-bacon-and-the-alps/story-e6frg6zo-1225876684603 Brand Rudd may have to suffer if ALP are to win the next election writes Peter van Onselen.
PM’s brother calls for more honesty in politics.
This is an absolute must read
Janet Albrechtsen weighs into another angle why the PM is on the nose amongst the ALP.
This quote sums it up: Rudd is a bureaucrat who could just as easily prosecute any side of an argument using overblown rhetoric to hide his cold detachment.
This cartoon sums up the PM’s Kitchen Cabinet very nicely.
Whilst Miranda Devine argues that all this amateur psychoanalaysis could work for the PM in the same way it worked for his predecessor. http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/politics/teflon-and-the-haters-of-rudd-20100616-ygae.html
Arthur Sinodinis argues PM Rudd should look at former PM Hawke’s deal making processes on RSPT & ETS.
Whilst the PM hasn’t met Greens leader Bob Brown since April of last year!
PM a Shakespearean tragedy according to this article.