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Election 13

I have considered the issue, and I have come to a decision. I will be hoping and praying that Kevin Rudd wins in his home constituency of Griffith tomorrow.

It would give me a moment of joy and satisfaction to see the Prime Minister lose in his own seat, as it did for ALP supporters when John Howard was ousted in Bennelong in 2007. However, I have to put that against the long term and drawn out ecstasy of watching Mr Rudd continuing to destabilise his party from the back benches for the next three years.

There are no conditions where Mr Rudd won’t try to take the leadership back, and equally, no circumstances where his party will have him. The ructions when Mr Rudd is finally expelled from the party will be delicious.


  1. Paul Marks says:

    No Cats.

    Go for every seat (including that of Mr Rudd) – and go hard.

    No playing games with your food.

    Remember the socialist rats can turn round and bite you – so no playing with them (just hit them dead – be a good cat now).

  2. Fed up Fred. says:

    Agree Paul. Smash them wherever they are. Be merciless. They have to be eradicated.
    If Rudd keeps his seat that means Queensland will have one labour representative. Not one in a large state is a better result.
    None in any state would be better.

  3. RAB says:

    So you’re having an election tomorrow then? You’d never know it looking at the British Media, would you?

  4. CountingCats says:

    Ok, the ALP will not be wiped out, it will maintain a presence, it will regroup, and it will be back.

    For Kevin Rudd to retain a presence in Parliament will destabalise the ALP for as long as he remains, and his ultimate ousting will leave them looking a complete shambles. His continued presence could add a complete Parliamentary term to their time in the wilderness.

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