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June 28, 2013 at 10:27 PM

Like Other Hardcore Labor Voters I Will Vote For Kevin... But I Won't Be Happy About It

gillardvrudd.jpg You would be hard pressed to find a better demonstration than this graphic on the left (courtesy of Guardian Australia) of why, if you posses Labor values and want to see a Labor agenda implemented, you should prefer Julia Gillard to Kevin Rudd. They share the same policies and believe in the same things, only Gillard made things happen and Rudd was a hopeless ditherer. I will still vote for Rudd because he is better than Abbott and Labor voters who believe the propaganda that Julia Gillard was a backstabber or believe, subconsciously or openly, that women don't belong in positions of leadership will also vote for Rudd.

But that's in the Labor heartland. In the marginal seats where elections are won and lost the overwhelming feeling will be one of "we can't trust this Labor Party that can't work together, can't put forward their best team and can't put the country before their own personal interests".

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