Shorten won't repeat Rudd's biggest blunders

A key takeaway from Labor’s electoral drubbing is the importance of persistence. Bill Shorten needs to stay on message, and his first big test will come with efforts to repeal the carbon tax.

The great Labor taste-test between Shorten-Coke and Albanese-Pepsi is over. Caucus and ALP members between them decided definitively that they preferred Coke… or was it Pepsi? Or does anybody care, as long as there’s something fizzy in the fridge?

The leadership 'contest’ between Bill Shorten and Anthony Albanese was always an exercise in empty ‘brand loyalty’, because both products were about the same.


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