Why Beattie stood down

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Why Beattie stood down

Post by Adam » September 10th, 2007, 9:55 pm

It's all orchestrated by the federal ALP.

Consider:
  • He chose to stand down straight after APEC but just before Howard had a chance to call an election.
  • He chose to stand down just as Howard is being criticised for being there too long, so the ALP can use renewal against Howard.
  • He's being replaced by a female premier, in the state regarded as most crucial to win the federal election.
  • It's all happening too late for the incumbent premier to do anything wrong and therefore to look bad.
Fite.

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