Saturday, September 07, 2013

Say "G'day" To Australia's New Prime Minister

Tony Abbott crushes Labour's Kevin Rudd in a landslide.  I'm finding this especially interesting because people kept saying he was "unelectable."  Here's an electoral map showing results.  Rudd had looooong since been having issues with the great Australian public, heh, even before the whole let's-mutiny-against-Julia Gillard business a while back.  As for Abbott, I'm very cautiously optimistic, and I'm liking what some of his first words are:
"From today I declare that Australia is under new management and that Australia is once more open for business."

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