'President' Rudd fortifies his borders

The Labor caucus' historic vote has ensured Kevin Rudd will be safe from a leadership challenge. After wedging his critics inside the party, he's now wedging Tony Abbott on asylum seekers.

The Conversation

Kevin Rudd is talking about, and no doubt practising, consultation with his colleagues but in fact the shots are all his to call until the election, when the public – and consequently his party – will judge him.

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