The ominous legacy of spendthrift Rudd

Kevin Rudd has returned to form, using large sums of public money to defuse a troublesome situation, and it appears the Labor Party is right behind him.

A veteran Labor figure speaking with a Rudd Labor frontbencher this week asked:"Has Rudd changed?"

The frontbencher paused, thought about it, and responded "No".

Then, after a much longer pause, said: "But, we have."

You do not have to search far to come up with evidence that supports this view

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Max Walsh


Max Walsh was for many years one of Australia’s top economic and political commentators, highly regarded as a journalist, author and broadcaster. Throughout his career, Max was involved in all dimensions of the media industry, which has encompassed positions with two of Australia’s largest publishing companies and television networks.

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