- "Getting rid of the baleful influence of NSW Labor on her campaign style might turn out to be a smart play by Gillard, but it’ll only be of any use if she goes all the way and removes the likes of Mark Arbib and Karl Bitar from the government’s policy process as well. That’s where the real damage has been done."
NSW at the State level is addicted to coal mining revenues.
The Union Movement in NSW is addicted to Coal Miners.
The NSW ALP is addicted to the belief that the coal miners keep the Newcastle and Hunter Valley seats in their "safe" hands.
"close adviser to the (former) Prime Minister (Rudd)
and his link to the New South Wales branch of the ALP.
These backroom boys persuaded Kevin Rudd to abandon any serious response to Global Warming.
The rest is history.
- Rudd is history.
- Gillard will not touch Global Warming, as evidenced by her ridiculous proposal to randomly select 150 unqualified persons to advise the Government.
- It remains to be seen if the Labor Government is history.