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And so Australia picked the Lesser Evil, which is no real choice, but it saw the end of Howard's Coalition, and I was no fan of that, so he and his ilk can fuck off, and let new villains on the stage now.

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drjon
Nov. 25th, 2007 01:17 am (UTC)
I concur. One can only hope there'll be enough pressure on him to Do The Right Thing, often enough to make a difference.
benpeek
Nov. 25th, 2007 01:19 am (UTC)
well, one can hope. me, i remain very skeptical. time will tell though, and i do hope i'm wrong--but i can't help but think that some of this swing came from liberal voters who saw in rudd what drew them to howard eleven years ago...
drjon
Nov. 25th, 2007 01:22 am (UTC)
Again, I concur.
mondyboy
Nov. 25th, 2007 02:09 am (UTC)
Well, I'm happy. And it looks like the Greens will hold the balance of power in the Senate. So the checks and balances should be in place, unlike the last 4 years where it was a free for all.

It's not perfect - but it's better.
benpeek
Nov. 25th, 2007 03:03 am (UTC)
better, at least on paper. i hope it is.
drasecretcampus
Nov. 25th, 2007 02:54 am (UTC)
Oh no... it's the evil of two lessers...


What a mess!
benpeek
Nov. 25th, 2007 03:03 am (UTC)
:P
strangedave
Nov. 25th, 2007 04:24 am (UTC)
Ah, you cared so much about the issue that 10 minutes to vote every 3 years was too much work for you. But you still want your little slice of the celebratory limelight.
benpeek
Nov. 25th, 2007 05:04 am (UTC)
yeah, man, i see you've completely understood where i'm coming from. good for you.
ex_benpayne119
Nov. 25th, 2007 05:17 am (UTC)
Goooooo lesser evil!!!
benpeek
Nov. 25th, 2007 05:38 am (UTC)
loser :P
(Anonymous)
Nov. 26th, 2007 12:38 am (UTC)
Speaking of contests, do you know that you won a book over at Ellen Datlow's board at NightShade books?

---factory farmer
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