The question now is whether Rudd will stay on beyond the next election. My feeling is he won’t contest it & maybe join his wife Therese Rein’s business. A pretty dramatic dozen hours or so in Australian politics!
Rudd to stay on & contest next election, happy to serve if asked in Gillard Cabinet. Most likely he will be our next Foreign Minister, a job he is best suited for.
Rudd deserves the job. His demise if inevitable also underlines the ruthlessness of party and faction politics.
Blogger Jack Marx weighs into the undemocratic nature of Gillard’s ascension to the top job.
Miranda Devine continues on the same theme.
Former PM’s daughter’s new novel prophetic on the events of this week!
Hugh Mackay on the electorate’s overinflated expectations of former PM Rudd.
Malcolm Turnbull’s sympathy on Rudd’s ousting as PM.
Tim Costello reflects on former PM Rudd’s demise.
Interesting argument PM. Truth is you will be judged on both counts & you would be naive to think otherwise.
Noel Pearson reflects on Rudd’s legacy.
Former PM Hawke on his latest successor’s dumping by ALP
Philip Adams quits ALP over Rudd’s demise.
Now the first of the Gillard impersonators has arrived & she is excellent!
Here is the Youtube clip in full http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PE_vr0t3FA
A review of former PM Rudd’s daughter’s eerily prophetic novel.
Still a family affair at Campaign Ruby’s launch.
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