Scorched earth policy

Thursday, 29 April 2010   Tactics   6 comments 

If the government is struggling to find something to stand for, then anti-politics might be the best tactic.

Essentially Rudd wrapped a big boost to health funding up in a political agenda that called the states’ right to exist into question.

Turnbull’s problem, as far as the Liberals were concerned, is that he didn’t seem particularly interested in the question, but merely winning an election.