Alright, I was having a little joke when I suggested on 21 June 2011 that Wayne Swan would replace Julia Gillard as prime minister. Now Andrew Bolt thinks Swan might replace Gillard. Perhaps it is Wayne’s time to shine?
I’m also OK with popular music. But I am not sure that I am about to use the mainly vacuous lyrics of Bruce Springsteen or Cold Chisel (two of Wayne’s favourites) as guiding principles for my thinking on public policy. For the life of me, I can’t see how cheap wine and a three-day growth is either inspirational or instructive.
Is Julia Gillard taking up photography as a post-Prime Ministerial profession?
So, dear readers, prepare to leave the country quickly as Wayne Swan uses the opportunity of acting prime minister to stage a coup against Julia Gillard. I’m sure his first policy will be the de-billionaireisation of Australia.
So my timeline might not be such a stretch. Gillard, Swan, Rudd and then finally Abbott as the people extract their revenge.