Hollow men fall on Labor's western front

Labor's game of 'swap the leader' is spectacularly backfiring as polls show the party is haemorrhaging favour. Kevin Rudd simply isn't giving voters an alternative to the Abbott agenda.

The 2013 election looks set to be the biggest shakeout of political culture since the Whitlam dismissal, with the ‘hollow men’ approach to politics being exposed for what it really is – cynical, oblivious to the real Australia and, now, ineffectual.

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