“I understand there are lessons to be learned from defeat,” he told the Labor party room.
“We were up against corporate leviathans, a financial behemoth, spending hundreds of millions of dollars telling lies, spreading fear.
I think the senior members, all of us, have to accept responsibility, that those many millions of Australians who rely upon us and the tens of thousands of people who have worked on our campaigns, need us to do better next time. And today we resolve to do just that
Does this mean that the senior members of the ALP parliamentary parties are corporate leviathans and financial behemoths? Perhaps only once they leave parliament.