She’s a witch. Burn her.
And so Julia Gillard was burned. Not because she turned anyone into a newt. But because Kevin Rudd refused to go away. Like a little bush fly, he was persistent, crawling into every open opportunity.
It proved to be a masterful strategy.
Or, as I have written before, like the Chucky doll in the schlock horror movie Child’s Play, Rudd proved to be her friend to the end.
The ultimate irony is that there is no doubt Gillard will stay true to her word to bow out from politics, giving her nemesis Rudd the gift of clear air that she never received.
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