Now we can add Stephen Conroy to the list. Peter Garrett has made the same promise … it’s becoming increasingly tempting. Just think about, no Conroy, no Garrett and presumably no Swan.
But am I the only one to find this interminable leadership discussion incredibly boring? Will she, won’t she? Will he, won’t he?
Not that I have any sympathy for Jools? Reaping what she sewed and all that. (Joke alert: only women sew – or is that bleed?)
But I guess there is an element of major unintended consequence here. I guess the feeling was that the Ruddster would simply slough off into the sunset, vacate his seat and ZIP permanently from public view.
But given what the Gillard team told us about his personality flaws, there was always a fair chance that he would become a revengeful psychopath prepared to bring down the plane with everyone on board.
But it’s not really pretty to watch. Is someone supposed to running the government?