26 Mar

John Lord summarizes well the political scenario when a Country as blokey as Australia is, dares put a woman in charge, as Prime Minister.

The Australian Independent Media Network

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In 2010 the Gillard government was elected in accordance with the requirements of the constitution. Julia Gillard successfully negotiated with the independents to form a minority government. In doing so she guaranteed to run a full term. By contrast Tony Abbott could not give the same undertaking. He did however say he would almost certainly sell his arse to get the Job. Ask Tony Windsor. It’s on his phone. From day one of her appointment the Prime Minister has endured one of the most sustained and ferocious political and personal attacks ever directed at a national leader.

Tony Abbott got it right when he said in his usual dismissive style “She won’t lay down and die”. As in a wartime pincer movement she has been attacked on three fronts for almost three years with vitriol that would weaken most men, but she has stood up to it with a display…

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