If you want to discuss the merits or otherwise of Australia having an unmarried and childless female Prime Minister then may politely ask you to start a thread on it, rather than discussing it on this one which has nothing whatsoever to do with the topic.
having met Rudd, I can quite happily point to my repeated claims on various forums that I found him to be an odious creature.
I would be less worried about Gillard and more worried about Swan being a brutus. again, I have also repeatedly stated from my experiences of 4-5 years ago that Swan is a lightweight.
Gillard should watch Swan, as he is a selective whiteant. The man was happy to nail his boss when it suited to save his super and his cabinet status.
Re Gillard though, whats even more pointed is that she's kept Swan out of it and he's had minimal input into fixing the RSPT debacle that he and Kev and the young guns created.
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