While the faction brokers may have got rid of their number one enemy, things are not back as they were.
Sooner or later this bankruptcy must work its way through again.
Let’s cut the crap, the move against Rudd isn’t being driven by the fears of an electoral loss.
As Labor’s base melts away, so does its program.
The media are uncomfortable with the vacuum at the centre of Australian politics.
Rudd wants a fight with the political class, not the miners.