Well said Yale and as a LNP supporter I could not be happier that the ALP have, once again, given themselves another self-inflicted wound.
LABOR has gifted the Abbott government a dream scenario by confirming Bill Shorten as its leader; it saddles the ALP with a mediocrity who cannot be believed or trusted, and carries the potential to tear Labor apart. For the Liberals, it means easy pickings and a devastating attack on the opposition.
For all the blather of a “friendly contest” embarked upon by “two outstanding candidates,” the election of Bill Shorten as leader of the Labor Party and the defeat of Anthony Albanese betrays the lie that its so-called “democratisation” was always destined to be.
First things first: Bill Shorten ascends the Labor throne as an illegitimate leader, not a new one; it is a self-inflicted wound, and one the ALP will come to rue.
Rank and file Labor members have every right today to feel cynically conned, because they have been; at the end of the day the MPs have…
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