THE DISTILLERY: Labor fodder

Jotters jostle to have their say on the latest Labor leadership crisis, while one sees the Reserve Bank fixated on May jobs data.

Even the strictly business pages have been infiltrated with speculation about the Labor leadership. It could be the rapidly evaporating time journalists have to write about it, the diminished topics you can stretch over a long weekend, or some genuine movement in Canberra. Whatever it is, we’re talking about it (again!) this morning.

The Australian’s John Durie says the only conditions under which a leadership change would be good for business is if it happens quickly and, more to the point, an election is called quickly.



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