September 4, 2013
THE RELENTLESS SAMENESS OF ANGLOSPHERIC POLITICS:
Tony Abbott poised for victory in Australia elections (Lenore Taylor, 9/04/13, The Guardian,)
It's long past time to stop talking about lurches as we all seamlessly transition from liberal conservative party rule to conservative liberal party rule and back. Posted by Orrin Judd at September 4, 2013 6:39 PMAustralia is poised for a lurch to the political right this weekend when the ruling Labor party faces electoral defeat at the hands of Tony Abbott and his conservative Coalition.Opinion polls predict a convincing victory for Abbott, a social conservative and political pugilist who has toned down his aggressive persona, narrowed policy differences with Labor and boosted his personal popularity during the five-week election campaign.